Active Ingredient: Granisetron
Granisetron is indicated in children aged 2 years and above for the treatment of acute nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
10 - 40 ug per kg of body weight
From 10 To 40 ug per kg of body weight once every day
The safety and efficacy of granisetron in children aged 2 years and above has been well established for the prevention and treatment (control) of acute nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy. A dose of 10–40 µg/kg body weight (up to 3 mg) should be administered as an IV infusion, diluted in 10-30 ml infusion fluid and administered over 5 minutes prior to the start of chemotherapy. One additional dose may be administered within a 24 hour-period if required. This additional dose should not be administered until at least 10 minutes after the initial infusion.
It should be administered either as a slow intravenous injection or as a diluted intravenous infusion 5 minutes prior to the start of chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
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