Granisetron (Sandoz) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) granisetron. On this page you will find out more about Granisetron (Sandoz), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: granisetron
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Granisetron (Sandoz) 3 mg/3 mL injection solution, 3 mL vial
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What this medicine is for
Adults: Granisetron Sandoz injection is indicated for use in adults for: - the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting induced by cytotoxic chemotherapy; - the prevention of nausea and vomiting induced by radiotherapy. Children: Granisetron Sandoz injection is indicated for the prevention of nausea and vomiting induced by cytotoxic chemotherapy.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||clear, colourless to slightly yellow solution, free from visible particulates|
|Dosage Form||Injection, concentrated|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
1 x 3 mL vial: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 x 3 mL vials: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Light,Do not Freeze|
|Life time||24 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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