Sancuso

Sancuso

granisetron

Manufacturer:

Kyowa Kirin

Distributor:

DCH Auriga - Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Granisetron
Indications/Uses
Prevention of nausea & vomiting in patients receiving moderately &/or highly emetogenic chemotherapy of up to 5 consecutive days.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Apply a single patch to the upper outer arm for a min of 24 hr & a max of 48 hr before chemotherapy. Remove the patch a min of 24 hr after chemotherapy. Can be worn for up to 7 days depending on the duration of chemotherapy regimen.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
May mask a progressive ileus &/or gastric distention. Serotonin syndrome is associated w/ the use of the patch, particularly w/ concomitant use of serotonergic drugs. Remove patch if severe reactions or a generalized skin reaction occur. Avoid exposing the patch & surrounding area to direct external heat sources eg, heating pads. Avoid direct exposure of application site to natural or artificial sunlight. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
Serotonin syndrome w/ 5-HT3 receptor antagonists & other serotonergic drugs.
ATC Classification
A04AA02 - granisetron ; Belongs to the class of serotonin (5HT3) antagonists. Used for the prevention of nausea and vomiting.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Sancuso transdermal patch 34.3 mg/52 cm2
Packing/Price
1's
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