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Often used for:
Nausea and vomiting
Granisetron is a medicine used to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery.
It is often given before a dose of chemotherapy or radiation therapy known to cause stomach upset. This medicine is typically given before the start of chemotherapy.
May be taken as a tablet by mouth
May be taken as a liquid by mouth
May be given as a liquid into a vein by IV or injection
May be given as a patch placed on the skin
Not all patients who take granisetron will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.