This page contains brief information about granisetron hydrochloride and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, research results, and ongoing clinical trials.
Use in Cancer
Granisetron hydrochloride is approved to prevent:
- Nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Granisetron hydrochloride is approved to prevent and treat:
- Nausea and vomiting after surgery in adults.
Granisetron hydrochloride is also being studied in the treatment of other conditions.
Granisetron hydrochloride is also available in a different form called granisetron. For more information, see the Drug Information Summary for Granisetron.
More About Granisetron Hydrochloride
Definition from the TCH Drug Dictionary – Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.
MedlinePlus Information on Granisetron Hydrochloride – A lay language summary of important information about this drug that may include the following:
- warnings about this drug,
- what this drug is used for and how it is used,
- what you should tell your doctor before using this drug,
- what you should know about this drug before using it,
- other drugs that may interact with this drug, and
- possible side effects.
Drugs are often studied to find out if they can help treat or prevent conditions other than the ones they are approved for. This patient information sheet applies only to approved uses of the drug. However, much of the information may also apply to unapproved uses that are being studied.
Clinical Trials Accepting Patients
Find Clinical Trials for Granisetron Hydrochloride – Check for trials from TCH’s list of cancer clinical trials now accepting patients.