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granisetron - injection, Kytril

GENERIC NAME: GRANISETRON - INJECTION (gra-NIS-e-tron)

BRAND NAME(S): Kytril

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USES: This medication is used alone or with other medications to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drug treatment (chemotherapy). It is also used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting after surgery in adults.Granisetron belongs to a class of medications called 5-HT3 blockers. It works by blocking one of the body's natural substances (serotonin) that can cause vomiting.




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