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Sancuso Drug Interactions

If you take certain medications (including ketoconazole or phenobarbital) while using Sancuso, drug interactions may occur. Some of these negative interactions may alter the amount of the medications in your blood, possibly making them less effective or increasing your risk of side effects. To avoid complications, talk to your healthcare provider about any possible drug interactions with Sancuso that may apply to you.

An Introduction to Sancuso Drug Interactions

Sancuso® (granisetron transdermal) can potentially interact with a few other medications. Some of the medicines that might lead to drug interactions with Sancuso include:
  • Ketoconazole (Nizoral®)
  • Phenobarbital (Luminal®).

More Information on Interactions With Sancuso

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Sancuso is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Ketoconazole (Nizoral)
Ketoconazole may decrease your liver's ability to metabolize Sancuso, which could increase the level of this medication in your blood. This could increase your risk of Sancuso side effects. The significance of this interaction is not yet known. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
Phenobarbital (Luminal)
Studies have shown that phenobarbital can decrease the level of granisetron (the active ingredient in Sancuso), perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your Sancuso dosage to prevent this interaction, although this may not be necessary.

Final Thoughts on Sancuso Drug Interactions

It is possible that not all drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific Sancuso drug interactions that may apply to you.
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