Scared of nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy? You’re not alone.
If you’re undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy, there’s a strong possibility
that these therapies can make you feel very sick. That’s why GRANISOL® (granisetron HCl) Oral Solution was
created – to help control nausea and vomiting for 24-hours with one dose -- and
provide patients with more hope associated with these important therapies.
GRANISOL is easy.
GRANISOL provides 2mg of granisetron HCl in two teaspoonfuls. GRANISOL is the only
available FDA-approved oral solution containing granisetron.
GRANISOL is indicated for the prevention of:
- Nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of emetogenic cancer
therapy, including high-dose cisplatin.
- Nausea and vomiting associated with radiation, including total body irradiation
and fractionated abdominal radiation.
Selected Safety Information:
- GRANISOL is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug or any of its components.
- QT prolongation has been reported with granisetron. Therefore, GRANISOL Oral Solution should be used in caution with patients with pre-existing arrhythmias or cardiac conduction disorders, as this might lead to clinical consequences. Patients with cardiac disease, on cardio-toxic chemotherapy, with concomitant electrolyte abnormalities and/or on concomitant medications that prolong the QT interval are particularly at risk.
- Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
- The most common side effects observed with administration of granisetron were headache, asthenia, constipation, diarrhea, dyspepsia, and abdominal pain.
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For patients enrolled in Medicaid, please contact your state Medicaid program to
find out if GRANISOL is covered at the current time. Visit: http://www.medicaid.gov/Medicaid-CHIP-Program-Information/By-Topics/Benefits/Prescription-Drugs/Medicaid-Drug-Programs-Data-and-Resources.html
Talk to your doctor about GRANISOL today.
GRANISOL is here to help patients with a brighter outlook on fighting cancer. Talk
to your oncologist about prescribing GRANISOL to help control nausea and vomiting
due to chemo- or radio-therapy.
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