Granistop-MD Tablet is a medicine used to prevent you from feeling or being sick (nausea and vomiting) during and after chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatment for cancer. It is known as an anti-emetic drug and is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery.
Granistop-MD Tablet will not relieve other side effects associated with cancer treatments. You should take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. But, it is better to take this medicine at a fixed time. Remember you should not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor. In case you vomit within one hour of taking a dose than take another dose and avoid heavy meals throughout the day.
The most common side effects of taking this medicine include headache, constipation, diarrhoea, and weakness. Dizziness and sleepiness may also occur, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. These symptoms should disappear when you stop taking the medicine but if they bother you or will not go away, your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have heart or liver problems or a blockage in your stomach or intestines. Also tell your doctor about other drugs you are using, especially medicines to treat epilepsy, heart problems, cancer and depression. These may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask advice from your healthcare team.
USES OF GRANISTOP-MD TABLET
GRANISTOP-MD TABLET SIDE EFFECTS
HOW TO USE GRANISTOP-MD TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Granistop-MD Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW GRANISTOP-MD TABLET DT WORKS
Granistop-MD Tablet is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (serotonin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomiting during anti-cancer treatment (chemotherapy) or after surgery.
GRANISTOP-MD TABLET DT RELATED WARNINGS
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Granistop-MD Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Granistop-MD Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Granistop-MD Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Granistop-MD Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Granistop-MD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Granistop-MD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Granistop-MD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Granistop-MD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
WHAT IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF GRANISTOP-MD TABLET DT?
If you miss a dose of Granistop-MD Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.