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Has anyone had any success with taking kytril to reduce nausea?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Kytril for nausea

Granisetron (brand: kytril) is fda-approved as an anti-nausea & anti-emetic.
A selective 5-ht3 receptor antagonist, typically rx'ed by for patients receiving nausea-inducing chemotherapy +/-radiation therapy. Side effects can include: headache, bowel changes, asthenia, dyspepsia, abdominal pain.

In brief: Kytril for nausea

Granisetron (brand: kytril) is fda-approved as an anti-nausea & anti-emetic.
A selective 5-ht3 receptor antagonist, typically rx'ed by for patients receiving nausea-inducing chemotherapy +/-radiation therapy. Side effects can include: headache, bowel changes, asthenia, dyspepsia, abdominal pain.
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes

Kytril has been used nausea induced chemo for the past 15 years.
However, it is used in higher doses in europe. I used both Kytril and zofran (ondansetron) for chemo-induced nausea in the 90s and felt zofran (ondansetron) was superior, but the mechanism of action is the3 same.

In brief: Yes

Kytril has been used nausea induced chemo for the past 15 years.
However, it is used in higher doses in europe. I used both Kytril and zofran (ondansetron) for chemo-induced nausea in the 90s and felt zofran (ondansetron) was superior, but the mechanism of action is the3 same.
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