Granisetron Hydrochloride TABLET

Get an overview of GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE (tablet), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in Granisetron Hydrochloride can be sold under different names.

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Drug Basics

Brand Name: Granisetron Hydrochloride

Generic Name: GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE

Drug Type: HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: TABLET

Data Current As Of: 2019-11-18

Rx Only

indications & usage

Granisetron hydrochloride tablets USP are indicated for the prevention of:

Nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of emetogenic cancer therapy, including high-dose cisplatin.

Nausea and vomiting associated with radiation, including total body irradiation and fractionated abdominal radiation.

contraindications

Granisetron hydrochloride tablets are contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug or any of its components.

patient counseling information

Advise patients of the possibility of serotonin syndrome with concomitant use of granisetron and another serotonergic agent such as medications to treat depression and migraines. Advise patients to seek immediate medical attention if the following symptoms occur: changes in mental status, autonomic instability, neuromuscular symptoms with or without gastrointestinal symptoms.

Manufactured by:
NATCO PHARMA LIMITED
Kothur- 509 228,
India.

Distributed by:
Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc.,
Berlin, CT 06037

Oct/2019

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