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Spentron 2mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Swati Spentose Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Granisetron
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Spentron 2mg Tablet, 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 Spentron 2mg Tablet 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, Spentron 2mg Tablet 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 Spentron 2mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Bennet Pharmaceuticals Limited
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

Popular Questions & Answers

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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About Spentron 2mg Tablet
When is Spentron 2mg Tablet prescribed?
What are the side effects of Spentron 2mg Tablet?
Key highlights of Spentron 2mg Tablet
What are the substitutes for Spentron 2mg Tablet?
What are the dosage instructions?
What are the interactions for Spentron 2mg Tablet?