Granisetron Oral Tablet 1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Granisetron: Oral tablet (1mg)

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Granisetron 1mg Tab
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Granisetron 1mg Tab
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Granisetron 1mg Tab
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Granisetron 1mg Tab
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Granisetron 1mg Tab

What is this Medicine?

GRANISETRON (gra NI se tron) is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Kytril: Oral tablet (1mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Granisetron: Oral tablet(1mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Granisetron Hydrochloride 1mg Tablet

NDC: 000540143
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Radiation-induced Nausea/vomiting Prophylaxis, Chemotherapy-induced Nausea/vomiting, Chemotherapy-induced Nausea/vomiting Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Granisetron Hydrochloride 1mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Granisetron Hydrochloride 1mg Tablet

Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
0.7-21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
2.8-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
3.0-18.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
4.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
4.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
5.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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