くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 6/2015

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 :
Granisetron Intravenous Fluid 3mg "Nichiiko"
 Active ingredient:
Granisetron hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine inhibits the serotonin binding to serotonin receptors to suppress nausea and vomiting caused by administration of antineoplastic drug or radiation.
It is usually used to treat gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea and vomiting) accompanied with administration of antineoplastic drug (cisplatin, etc.) or radiation.

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, inject intravenously or by intravenous infusion once a day. It may be injected twice a day, according to the symptoms of the patient.
  • The duration of use may be decided depending on your response to the treatment.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include rash, headache and fever. 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.
  • itch, redness, respiratory distress [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

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.