Sustol

Active Ingredient(s): Granisetron
FDA Approved: * August 9, 2016
Pharm Company: * HERON THERAPEUTICS
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Sustol Overview

Granisetron is a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist used as an antiemetic to treat nausea and vomiting following chemotherapy and Radiotherapy. Its main effect is to reduce the activity of the vagus nerve, which is a nerve that activates the vomiting center in the medulla oblongata. It does not have much effect on vomiting due to motion sickness. This drug does not have any effect on dopamine receptors or muscarinic receptors. Granisetron was developed by chemists working at the British dr...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Granisetron
  • Film, Extended Release: 3.1mg/24hr
  • Injection: (1mg/ml) 1mg/1ml, (1mg/ml) 4mg/4ml, 0.1mg/ml, 0.1mg/ml (0.1mg/ml), 10mg/0.4ml, 1mg, 1mg/ml, 1mg/ml (1mg/ml), 3mg/ml, 4mg/4ml (1mg /ml), 4mg/4ml (1mg/ml)
  • Injection, Extended Release: 10mg/0.4ml (10mg/0.4ml)
  • Solution: 2mg/10ml
  • System: 3.1mg
  • Tablet: 1mg, 2mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Sustol: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 47426-101 Sustol 10 mg/.4ml Subcutaneous Injection by Heron Therapeutics

Other drugs which contain Granisetron or a similar ingredient: (3 results)






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