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Palonosetron

Palonosetron Information

Palonosetron Benefits & Uses

Palonosetron is used to treat the following -

Palonosetron 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 Palonosetron

Palonosetron

Palonosetron Side Effects

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

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Flushing
  4. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  5. Constipation Moderate
  6. Insomnia Mild
  7. Dyspepsia
  8. Abdominal Pain Mild
  9. Rash
  10. Anxiety Mild
  11. Weakness
  12. Dizziness Mild
  13. Paresthesia
  14. Drowsiness
  15. Loss of appetite

Palonosetron Related Warnings

Is the use of Palonosetron safe for pregnant women?

Palonosetron is safe for pregnant women.

Safe

Is the use of Palonosetron safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Palonosetron. Immediately discontinue Palonosetron if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Palonosetron on the Kidneys?

There are no side effects of Palonosetron on the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Palonosetron on the Liver?

Using Palonosetron does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Palonosetron on the Heart?

Palonosetron is not harmful for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Palonosetron with Other Drugs

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

Citalopram

Quinidine

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Amiodarone

    Atazanavir

    Paracetamol,Codeine

      Ciprofloxacin

      Palonosetron Contraindications

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

      1. Allergy
      2. Kidney Disease

      Frequently asked Questions about Palonosetron

      Is this Palonosetron habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Palonosetron has not been reported.

      No

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

      Palonosetron will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe

      Is it safe?

      Yes, Palonosetron is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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

      No

      Palonosetron Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Palonosetron

      You can take Palonosetron with food.

      Safe

      Interaction between Alcohol and Palonosetron

      Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Palonosetron.

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

      1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 899
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 669
      3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Aloxi® (palonosetron hydrochloride)