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Check with your doctor if severe nausea and vomiting continue after leaving the hospital or cancer treatment center.
Do not take other medicines containing granisetron while using Sancuso®. Using these medicines together may cause serious unwanted side effects.
Check with your doctor right away if you start to have pain or swelling in your stomach area. These may be signs of a serious stomach or bowel problem.
Granisetron may cause a serious condition called serotonin syndrome if taken together with some medicines such as fentanyl (Abstral®, Duragesic®), lithium (Eskalith®, Lithobid®), tramadol (Ultram®), a MAO inhibitor (eg, methylene blue injection, Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, Parnate®), or medicine to treat depression (eg, fluoxetine, mirtazapine, paroxetine, Celexa®, Effexor®, Lexapro®, Paxil®, Zoloft®). Check with your doctor first before taking any other medicines with granisetron.
Serious skin reactions may occur while using the patch. Remove the patch and check with your doctor right away if you have a skin rash, itching, redness, or any skin irritation while you are wearing the patch.
Do not use a heating pad or heat lamp near the Sancuso® patch. Also, avoid sunlamps and tanning beds while using this medicine.