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What is Sustol used for?

Granisetron is used to help prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy. It works by blocking the effect of a natural substance in your body (serotonin) that may cause nausea or vomiting.




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Sustol Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using granisetron and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This medication is given as directed by your doctor, usually 30 minutes before chemotherapy on day 1 of your treatment cycle. It is given by slow injection under the skin on the back of your upper arm or the skin on your abdomen by a health care professional.

The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. This medication is a long-acting form of granisetron so you should not receive it more often than once every 7 days.

Tell your doctor if your nausea or vomiting does not get better or if it gets worse.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

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