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INFORMATION ABOUT GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE

GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE uses

GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE belongs to the class of antiemetics. GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiation therapy or by surgery.

Common side-effects

• Headache
• Difficulty in sleeping
• Diarrhea
• Constipation

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE

• Do not self-administer. GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE is given by a doctor or nurse.
• Seek medical help immediately if you experience itchy rash, difficulty in breathing, swelling of lips, face, tongue or other body parts as these might be signs of an allergic reaction.
• Inform your doctor if you have heart problems before taking GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE.
• Keep your doctor informed about all the ongoing medications before taking GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. How does GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE work? A. GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE is a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist or antiemetic (prevent vomiting). Radiation, chemotherapy and surgery may release a substance called serotonin (5HT) in the gut which acts on 5HT3 receptors and sends nerve messages to the vomiting centre in the brain. GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE works by inhibiting serotonin. Thereby, prevents vomiting and nausea.
Q. How is GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE administered? A. GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE is administered as an intravenous (into a vein) injection or infusion. In children, GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE is given as an intravenous infusion. GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE is administered by a doctor or nurse.
Q. Can I take GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE with fluoxetine? A. No, you are not recommended to take GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE with fluoxetine as it may result in a serious condition called serotonin syndrome and cause symptoms such as shivering, diarrhoea, high fever, restlessness, muscle stiffness, jerks, shaking, high blood pressure, vomiting, rapid heartbeat, hallucination or loss of coordination. However, please consult a doctor before taking GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE with other medicines.
Q. Is GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE Safe for children? A. GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE is not recommended for children below 2 years as the Safety and effectiveness of GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE were not established. Also, GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE is not recommended to treat nausea after surgery in children of any age.
Q. Can a Parkinsons patient take GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE? A. No, a Parkinsons patient is not recommended to take GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE as it may cause low blood pressure. However, please consult a doctor before taking GRANISETRON HYDROCHLORIDE.

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