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GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET

Manufacturer

MANKIND PHARMA LTD

Composition

GRANISETRON-1MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET

Product Details

About GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET belongs to the class of ‘anti-emetic’ drugs, primarily used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by medical treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation treatment for cancer, etc. Nausea is defined as stomach discomfort and the sensation of an urge to vomit. Vomiting is the forcible voluntary or involuntary emptying of contents of the stomach through the mouth.

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET contains an anti-emetic (eases vomiting symptoms) drug, 'Granisetron' that belongs to the class of 5-HT3 receptor antagonists (also called serotonin receptor antagonists or serotonin blockers). It works by blocking the activity of serotonin (chemical messenger) in the brain that triggers nausea and vomiting during cancer treatment (chemotherapy or radiation therapy) or after surgery.

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET is available in oral tablet, syrup and intravenous injection formulations. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration based on the severity of your medical condition. Common side effects of GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET include diarrhoea, constipation, stomach pain, weakness, headache, fever, dizziness, drowsiness, trouble sleeping and anxiety. These side effects are not familiar to everyone and vary individually. If you notice any side effects that are not manageable, please consult your doctor.

If you use other prescription or non-prescription medicines, inform your doctor before using GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET. Let your doctor know if you have any liver, kidney or heart diseases, stomach/intestinal problems, allergic reactions and low levels of potassium and magnesium in the blood before starting GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET. GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET may make you dizzy or drowsy, hence avoid driving if you are not mentally alert. Consult your doctor before taking GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or breastfeeding. Avoid consuming alcohol along with GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET as it could lead to increased drowsiness. 

Uses of GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET

Nausea and vomiting.

Directions for Use

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET is available in oral tablet, syrup, and intravenous injection formulations.Tablet: Take GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET with or without food. Swallow GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET as a whole with a glass of water, do not chew or break the tablet.Syrup: Shake the syrup bottle well before use. Check the label for directions and take GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET after meals with a measuring cup in the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.Intravenous injection: GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET is administered into the vein as a shot/injection by a nurse or doctor.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET

  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Anxiety

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET may cause serotonin syndrome/toxicity when used with other drugs like ecstasy (MDMA) and antidepressants. Hence it is suggested to seek medical advice if you are using any prescription or non-prescription medicines. Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach/intestinal problems like stomach ache, wind, feeling or being sick, difficulty passing stools, heart problems, electrolyte imbalance (potassium, sodium or calcium), heart problems and liver or kidney diseases before starting GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET. GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET may affect the heart rhythm (QT prolongation) and cause fast/irregular heartbeat, hence check with your doctor before starting GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET if you have any heart problems. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding if the doctor advised you GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET. GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, so drive only if you are alert. Avoid consuming alcohol along with GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET as it could lead to increased dizziness. GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET is not recommended in children below two years of age.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    You are recommended to limit or avoid alcohol consumption while taking GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET. Alcohol intake, along with GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET, may cause increased dizziness.

  • Pregnancy

    It is not known if GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET affects pregnancy. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive before using GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET.

  • Breast Feeding

    It is not known if GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET passes into the breast milk. Please consult your doctor before taking GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET if you are a nursing mother.

  • Driving

    GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy that affects your mental ability. Do not drive or operate machinery if you experience dizziness.

  • Liver

    GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET should be cautiously administered in patients with liver diseases. Please consult your doctor if you have a history of liver impairment before starting GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET.

  • Kidney

    GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET should be cautiously administered in patients with kidney problems. Please consult your doctor if you have a history of kidney impairment/kidney disease.

Other Information (GRA0112)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET contains Granisetron, an anti-emetic drug. It is a serotonin blocker that blocks the activity of serotonin, a chemical messenger that induces nausea and vomiting after treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Thus, GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET relieves from post-operative nausea and vomiting symptoms.

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET may cause constipation as one of its side effects. You can avoid it by including high fibre food in your diet that improves your digestion. Limit the intake of alcohol to manage your constipation.

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET should be used with caution if you have recent stomach/intestinal problems like stomach ache, wind, feeling or being sick or difficulty passing stools, heart problems, electrolyte imbalance (potassium, sodium or calcium), heart problems and liver or kidney diseases.

You are advised to complete the course prescribed by your doctor. Please do not stop taking this medicine unless advised by your doctor since it may lead to recurrent episodes of nausea and vomiting.

Take GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET as soon as possible. However, if it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

208, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi - 110020

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET

GRANIFORCE MD 1MG TABLET

MRP: 73.20

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