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Sancuso Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is transdermal granisetron (Sancuso)?
- What are the possible side effects of transdermal granisetron (Sancuso)?
- What is the most important information I should know about transdermal granisetron (Sancuso)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using granisetron (Sancuso)?
- How should I use transdermal granisetron (Sancuso)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Sancuso)?
- What happens if I overdose (Sancuso)?
- What should I avoid while using transdermal granisetron (Sancuso)?
- What other drugs will affect transdermal granisetron (Sancuso)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Sancuso)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you forget to apply a granisetron skin patch at least 24 hours before your chemotherapy is scheduled to start. Do not use extra patches to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Sancuso)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of transdermal granisetron is not expected to produce life-threatening side effects.
What should I avoid while using transdermal granisetron (Sancuso)?
Avoid exposing the skin patch or your upper arm to sunlight, sunlamps, or tanning beds. Natural or artificial sunlight can cause a skin reaction where the granisetron skin patch is worn. This effect may last for up to 10 days after the patch is removed. Wear protective clothing over your arms while you are wearing the skin patch and for at least 10 days after you remove a patch.
What other drugs will affect transdermal granisetron (Sancuso)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with transdermal granisetron. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about transdermal granisetron.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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