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Overview

Granitero 3Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Hetero Drugs Ltd
Medicine composition: Granisetron
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Granitero 3Mg Injection, a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist, is used for preventing vomiting and nausea caused by cancer chemotherapy. It works by blocking serotonin in the body that can cause vomiting.

Do not use Granitero 3Mg Injection if you are allergic to it or if you are taking apomorphine. Some medical conditions that may interfere with the action of this medicine are heart problems, blood electrolyte problems, an abnormal electrocardiogram and stomach or bowel problems.

Common side effects of this medicine are anxiety, constipation, trouble sleeping, diarrhoea, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting and weakness. Some serious side effects include severe allergic reactions, fast or irregular heartbeat, chest pain, fainting, fever, chills, stomach pain or swelling, sore throat, severe or persistent skin irritation and unusual muscle movement.

This drug is taken orally before 24 hours of a surgery or chemotherapy. It can also be taken into a vein as directed by your doctor, usually 30 minutes before cancer chemotherapy or surgery. The drug may be directly administered into a vein in 30 seconds, or it may be mixed with IV fluid and administered into a vein in 5 minutes.

In addition to its intended effect, Granitero 3Mg Injection may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Headache
Injection site allergic reaction
Flushing (sense of warmth in the face
ears
neck and trunk)
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Cadigran 1mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Cadigran 1mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Granitero 3Mg Injection, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Vhb Life Sciences Inc
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Granisetron, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
TRAMAZAC HP 50MG INJECTION
Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup
Hytram 100Mg Injection
POSTADOL 100MG INJECTION
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Popular Questions & Answers

My wife is pregnant via IVF. She has twins and 6 week pregnancy. She is suffering from severe nausea and vomiting, taking doxinate tablet BD but no improvement shown, ondansetron 4 mg bd also failed but granisetron 1 mg works well. I want to ask that taking granisetron in pregnancy is safe or not and how long can my wife take it and what is the exact dose? Please tell me. I am so much worried.

Masters of Surgery Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Pune
My wife is pregnant via IVF. She has twins and 6 week pregnancy. She is suffering from severe nausea and vomiting, ta...
Granisetron s safe in pregnancy. It can be taken as long as nausea n vomiting is persistent. Exact dose 1 mg three times a day. But it can be taken as and when required as well maximum 3 times a day.
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Hello my daughter is 1.4 year . From yesterday afternoon she had 3 vomiting's .My doc prescribed me granisetron and lansoprazole. But from night she had 3 watery stools . Iam worried plz help me. During the night i gave her pedialyte

BHMS
Homeopath, Ghaziabad
Just give her simple homeopathic medicine and she will be fine in a day 1. Ipecac 30 - 2 drops in one tsp water for 2 hrly.
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If tapit 3 mg tablet is mistaken by a person who is not suffering with any desease, what should I do if there is not any doctor available?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
If tapit 3 mg tablet is mistaken by a person who is not suffering with any desease, what should I do if there is not ...
Tapit 3 mg Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.If someone takes it by mistake nothing will happen to him except sometimes a gastric irritation . There is no need to do anything
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About Granitero 3Mg Injection
When is Granitero 3Mg Injection prescribed?
What are the side effects of Granitero 3Mg Injection?
Key highlights of Granitero 3Mg Injection
What are the substitutes for Granitero 3Mg Injection?
What are the dosage instructions?
What are the interactions for Granitero 3Mg Injection?