GRANDEM INJECTION

Generic : Granisetron (1mg)

Treatment : Nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy

Pack size  : 1Ml (Injection)

Manufacturer : Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$0.74

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Grandem Injection is an anti-emetic medicine commonly used to control nausea and vomiting caused due to any surgery, cancer drug therapy, or radiotherapy.

Grandem Injection will not relieve other side effects associated with cancer treatments. It is administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should be taken as advised by the doctor. It is important that you keep having the injections until your doctor decides it is safe to stop them. After this, your doctor may prescribe tablets instead of injections.

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.

 

BENEFITS OF GRANDEM INJECTION

In Nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy

Grandem Injection blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting associated with cancer treatment such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from these treatments. Grandem Injection is given as an injection by a doctor, in the dose that is best for you, depending on the condition you are being treated for. Do not self-administer this medicine to avoid any undesirable side effects.

 

HOW TO USE GRANDEM INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

 

HOW GRANDEM INJECTION WORKS

Grandem Injection 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.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Grandem Injection. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Grandem Injection 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.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Grandem Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

SAFE
Grandem Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Grandem Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Grandem Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Grandem Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Grandem Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

 

Interaction with drugs

  • FLUOXETINE
  • DULOXETINE
  • AMIODARONE
  • SOTALOL
  • PIMOZIDE
  • ERYTHROMYCIN

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE GRANDEM INJECTION?

If you miss a dose of Grandem Injection, 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.

SIDE EFFECTS

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Grandem

  • Injection site pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)

FAQ's

Q. What is Grandem Injection used for?

Grandem Injection is an antiemetic medicine used to treat and prevent nausea or vomiting caused after any surgical procedure or due to certain medicines, stomach upset, or cancer treatment. It also prevents nausea due to motion sickness to some extent.

Q. What are the side effects of Grandem Injection?

The most common side effects of Grandem Injection are sleepiness, weakness, headache, constipation and diarrhea. However, these are not usually bothersome and resolve in some time on their own. Consult your doctor, if the symptoms worry you or persist for a longer duration. Your doctor will suggest ways to cope up with these side effects and to prevent them in future.

Q. Is Grandem Injection safe to be used in pregnant women?

Grandem Injection did not show any adverse effects in research studies done on animals. However, since the safety and efficiency of Grandem Injection in pregnant women is unknown. It is not recommended to be used in women who are pregnant women or if you are planning to conceive unless prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Is Grandem Injection better than Ondansetron?

Grandem Injection and Ondansetron belong to the same class of medicines, that is serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists. Both these medicines help prevent nausea and vomiting effectively. However, some studies suggest that Grandem Injection is more effective than Ondansetron. According to some reports, Grandem Injection is comparatively well tolerated, quicker in action and alleviates nausea and vomiting relatively faster.

Q. Does Grandem Injection cause constipation?

Yes, Grandem Injection may cause constipation as one of the common side effects. However, this is usually not bothersome. Taking a fiber-rich diet can enhance your digestion and avoid constipation. You may also consider taking laxatives for relief and drink plenty of water too. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may worsen your constipation. If you still face issues, please consult your doctor to know about ways to treat it.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Pack size  – 1*1

pack form  – Injection

 

MORE INFORMATION

 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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