Kytril Solution For Injection 0.1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Kytril: Solution for injection (0.1mg)

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What is this Medicine?

GRANISETRON (gra NI se tron) is an antiemetic. It is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy or by surgery.

In-Depth Information

Kytril 0.1mg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 000040242
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Post-operative Nausea/vomiting (PONV), Post-operative Nausea/vomiting (PONV) Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Discard 30 days after first use
Protect from light
Protect from freezing
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Kytril 0.1mg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Kytril 0.1mg/ml Solution for Injection

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
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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