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About the drug:
Granisetron is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Graniset tablets. Granisetron belongs to a group of medicines called as 5-HT3 receptor antagonists or antiemetics that are used to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting.
Uses of the drug:
Granisetron is used to treat nausea and vomiting associated with cytotoxic chemotherapy or radiotherapy. It is also used in the prevention and treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting.
Working of the drug:
Granisetron belongs to a class of drugs called serotonin receptor antagonists. It works by inhibiting a natural substance that is serotonin in the body that is responsible for causing nausea and vomiting.
Graniset is manufactured by Sun Pharma, India. The drug is available on our website under various, different pack sizes. To buy Graniset–1 mg tablets online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Graniset– 1 mg Tablet
- Graniset– 2 mg Tablet
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Granisetronor any other ingredient of the medicine
- Are a breastfeeding or a lactating women
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have any liver problems
- Have had strokes or heart attacks
- Have a history of depression
- Have a diabetes
- Have low calcium and magnesium level in your blood
- Have bowel problem
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your weight, age, your medical history and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two tablets at one time to double the dose.
How to take the drug?
The drug is to be taken daily with food or without food as prescribed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Take this drug exactly as your doctor prescribed to you. Do not break or chew the tablet.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you complete the prescription. Do not stop taking the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, call your doctor immediately, or get emergency medical attention.
If you miss a dose of Granisetron, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is nearby. Taking multiple doses at the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Vomiting, dizziness, headache, loss of appetite, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, rash on the skin are the common side effects of Granisetron. If any of these effects continuing for a long time or the condition become uncontrolled, contact your doctor immediately.
Granisetron may rarely cause serious side effects such as:severe abdominal pain, trouble in breathing, depression, pain in your joint, electrolyte imbalance, chest pain, cough, irregular heartbeat, dry mouth, lightheadedness, jaundice, insomnia, and irregular heartbeat.
Common drug interactions:
You must let your doctor know about your medical history in advance and always take the list of all medications with you, which you may be using, especially these ones: Apomorphine, antiarrhythmics, sotalol, ketoconazole, ciprofloxacin, fluroquinolones, phenobarbital, and erythromycin. However, this is not a complete information, there may be some other medications that may show interactions. Never start a new medication without consulting your doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not use this medication for any other infection or disease without consulting with the doctor
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have similar symptoms as you are having
- In case you do not feel better and cured after completing the medication, then consult your doctor immediately
- Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it