Granisetron Kabi

Granisetron Kabi Dosage/Direction for Use

granisetron

Manufacturer:

Fresenius Kabi

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
The Glory Medicina
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
The injection will be given by a doctor or nurse. The dose of Granisetron Kabi varies from one patient to another. It depends on age, weight, and whether the patient is being given the medicine to prevent, or treat, nausea and vomiting. The doctor will work out how much to give the patient.
Granisetron Kabi can be given as an injection into the veins (intravenous).
Prevention of feeling or being sick following radio- or chemotherapy: The injection will be given before the radio- or chemotherapy starts. The injection into the veins will take between 30 seconds and 5 minutes and the dose will usually be between 1 and 3 mg. The medicine may be diluted before it is injected.
Treatment of feeling or being sick following radio- or chemotherapy: The injection will take between 30 seconds and 5 minutes and the dose will usually be between 1 and 3 mg. The medicine may be diluted before it is injected into the veins. More injections may be given to stop the sickness after the first dose. There will be at least 10 minutes between each injection. The most Granisetron Kabi the patient will be given is 9 mg a day.
Combination with steroids: The effect of the injection may be improved by the use of medicines called adrenocortical steroids. The steroid will be given either as a dose between 8 and 20 mg dexamethasone before the radio- or chemotherapy or as 250 mg methyl-prednisolone, which will be given both before and after the radio- or chemotherapy.
Use in children in the prevention or treatment of feeling or being sick following radio- or chemotherapy: Children will be given Granisetron Kabi by injections into the vein as described previously with the dose depending on the child's weight. The injections will be diluted and be given before radio- or chemotherapy and will take 5 minutes. Children will be given a maximum of 2 doses a day, at least 10 minutes apart.
Treatment of feeling or being sick following surgery: The injection into the veins will take between 30 seconds and 5 minutes and the dose will usually be 1 mg. The most Granisetron Kabi the patient will be given is 3 mg a day.
Use in children in the prevention or treatment of feeling or being sick following surgery: Children should not be given this injection to treat sickness or the feeling of sickness after surgery.
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