Graniforce -MD Tablet

Introduction

Graniforce -MD Tablet is an antiemetic medicine commonly used to control nausea and vomiting due to certain medical conditions like stomach upset. It is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused due to any surgery, cancer drug therapy or radiotherapy.

Graniforce -MD Tablet will not relieve other side effects associated with cancer treatments. It also has little effect on vomiting caused by motion sickness. You should take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. But, it is better to take this medicine at a fixed time. Remember, you should not stop taking this medicine suddenly without talking to your doctor. In case you vomit within one hour of taking a dose, then take another dose and avoid heavy meals throughout the day.

The most common side effects of taking this medicine include headache, constipation, diarrhea, and weakness. Dizziness and sleepiness may also occur, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. These symptoms should disappear when you stop taking the medicine but if they bother you or do not go away, your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have heart or liver problems or a blockage in your stomach or intestines. Also, tell your doctor about any other medicine that you might be using, especially medicines to treat epilepsy, heart problems, cancer, and depression. These may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask for advice from your healthcare team.

Uses of Graniforce Tablet DT

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Benefits of Graniforce Tablet DT

In Nausea

Graniforce -MD Tablet blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused by cancer chemotherapy and radiation treatment (in adults and children). It is usually taken both before and after chemotherapy or radiation. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from these treatments. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Graniforce Tablet DT

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Graniforce

  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea

How to use Graniforce Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Graniforce -MD Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Graniforce Tablet DT works

Graniforce -MD Tablet is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (serotonin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomiting during anti-cancer treatment (chemotherapy) or after surgery.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Graniforce -MD Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Graniforce -MD Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Graniforce -MD Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

SAFE
Graniforce -MD Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Graniforce -MD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Graniforce -MD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Graniforce -MD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Graniforce -MD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Graniforce Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Graniforce -MD Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.