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SANCUSO® (granisetron transdermal system) relieves chemotherapy complications

Why do some patients with cancer experience chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)?

View diagram of how CINV starts and how SANCUSO helps prevent it

Help minimize CINV through some simple changes to your diet and lifestyle

  • Eat 6 small meals instead of 3 large meals daily
  • Eat lightly before treatment
  • Keep high-calorie, high-protein snacks available
  • Avoid fatty, greasy, or spicy foods
  • Eat and drink slowly
  • If foods taste metallic, use plastic flatware and dishes
  • Try bland foods
  • Drink very minimal amounts of fluids with meals
  • Drink plenty of clear fluids
  • Avoid foods with strong odors
  • Avoid lying flat for at least 2 hours after meals
  • Enjoy cold foods at room temperature and avoid hot foods
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Take time to relax, nap, or practice breathing techniques—or try meditation
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Indication and Important Safety Information For Patients

What is SANCUSO (granisetron trandermal system)?

SANCUSO is a prescription medicine used to prevent nausea and vomiting in adults receiving anti-cancer (chemotherapy) treatment that causes moderate or severe vomiting.

SANCUSO is a skin patch (transdermal system) that slowly releases the medicine into your bloodstream while you wear the transdermal system.

It is not known if SANCUSO is safe and effective in children.

Who should not use SANCUSO?

Do not use SANCUSO if you are allergic to granisetron or any of the ingredients in SANCUSO. See the end of this leaflet for a list of ingredients in SANCUSO.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before using SANCUSO?

How should I use SANCUSO?

Read the Instructions for Use that comes with SANCUSO transdermal system.

Use SANCUSO exactly as your healthcare provided tells you to.

What should I avoid while using SANCUSO?

What are the possible side effects of SANCUSO?

SANCUSO may cause serious side effects, including:

Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of SANCUSO. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

See full Patient Information for SANCUSO.