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Granisetron

Granisetron Information

Granisetron Benefits & Uses

Granisetron is used to treat the following -

Granisetron Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Granisetron

Granisetron

Granisetron Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Granisetron is used -

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  4. Flushing
  5. Constipation Moderate
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Abdominal Pain Mild
  8. Dyspepsia
  9. Dizziness Mild
  10. Urticaria
  11. Drowsiness
  12. Nausea or vomiting
  13. Fever Mild
  14. Loss of consciousness
  15. Hair Loss Mild
  16. Anxiety Mild
  17. Increased Liver Enzymes
  18. Pancreatic inflammation
  19. Shortness of Breath Moderate

Granisetron Related Warnings

Is the use of Granisetron safe for pregnant women?

Granisetron is safe for pregnant women.

Safe

Is the use of Granisetron safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Granisetron on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Granisetron on the Kidneys?

You can take Granisetron without any fear of damage to kidney.

Safe

What is the effect of Granisetron on the Liver?

Using Granisetron does not have any harmful effects on liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Granisetron on the Heart?

Side effects of Granisetron rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Granisetron with Other Drugs

Granisetron should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Granisetron Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Granisetron unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Diabetes
  3. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  4. Calcium Deficiency
  5. Potassium Deficiency
  6. Depression
  7. Bipolar Disorder

Frequently asked Questions about Granisetron

Is this Granisetron habit forming or addictive?

No, Granisetron is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Granisetron you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Granisetron only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Granisetron in mental disorders is not effective.

नहीं

Granisetron Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Granisetron

Taking Granisetron with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Granisetron

Consumption of alcohol and Granisetron together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

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  5. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Sancuso (Granisetron)
  6. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Sustol® (granisetron)