Dolasetron blocks the actions of chemicals in the body that can trigger nausea and vomiting. Dolasetron oral (taken by mouth) is used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused by medicine to treat cancer (chemotherapy). Dolasetron may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Anzemet (dolasetron) helps control nausea and vomiting that is caused by chemotherapy. Anzemet blocks chemicals that create symptoms of nausea and vomiting. Anzemet may also be given prior to anesthesia. It may be given as a pill or an IV infusion.