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Published: 10/2018

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
KYTRIL Tablet 1mg
 Active ingredient:
Granisetron hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
triangle shaped, white tablet (perpendicular: approx. 7.1mm, thickness: approx. 2.7mm)
 Print on wrapping:
カイトリル1mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine exerts antagonistic inhibition on serotonin-its receptor combination, and prevents nausea and vomiting caused by taking anticancer medicines and radiation therapy.
It is usually used to treat digestive symptoms (nausea and vomiting) caused by taking anticancer medicines and radiation therapy.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 2 tablets (2 mg of granisetron) once a day. The dosage should be adjusted according to your age and symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist. If you do not take this medicine for a while, you may throw up or feel nauseous. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include constipation and rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • dizziness on standing up, breathing difficulty, chest pressured feeling, itch [shock, anaphylaxis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature (1-30 degree), away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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