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Composition for GRANIREX

Granisetron(NA)

food interaction for GRANIREX

alcohol interaction for GRANIREX

pregnancy interaction for GRANIREX

lactation interaction for GRANIREX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Granirex injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Granirex injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Granirex injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for GRANIREX

Granisetron(NA)

Uses

Granirex injection is used in vomiting.

How it works

Granirex injection inhibits the action of serotonin, a chemical that can trigger nausea and vomiting.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Headache, Insomnia

SUBSTITUTES for GRANIREX

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Expert advice for GRANIREX

  • Take Granisetron 30 minutes before your food.
  • If you vomit within 30 minutes after taking the Granisetron, take the same amount again. If vomiting continues, check with your doctor.
  • If Granisetron is used for a short duration, for e.g. 6 -10 days, the risk of side-effects is minimal (well-tolerated).
  • You can use oral disintegrating film/strip (medicated strip that dissolves when comes in contact with a wet surface) form of the Granisetron if you are nauseous to swallow a tablet or capsule.
  • If you are using Granisetron in the form of oral disintegrating film/strip:
    • Make sure your hands are dry.
    • Immediately place the film/strip on the top of the tongue.
    • The film/strip will dissolve in seconds and you can swallow it with your saliva.
    • You do not need to drink water or other liquids to swallow the film/strip.

Frequently asked questions for GRANIREX

Granisetron

Q.What is granisetron/granisetron hcl used for?
Granisetron is used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting due to cancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy

Q.How does granisetron work?
Granisetron works by inhibiting a natural substance (serotonin) in the body that is responsible for causing nausea and vomiting.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)