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Sancuso Overdose

The specific effects of a Sancuso (granisetron transdermal) overdose will depend on how much of the medication was taken and whether it was taken with any other substances. However, an overdose is unlikely, as Sancuso comes as just a few patches or just a single patch. Treatment for an overdose will likely involve supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that result from the Sancuso overdose.

Is a Sancuso Overdose Possible?

Sancuso® (granisetron transdermal) is a prescription medication approved to prevent nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy. It comes as a patch that is applied to the skin. As with most medications, it is theoretically possible to take too much Sancuso. The specific effects of a Sancuso overdose will vary, depending on a number of factors, including the Sancuso dosage and whether it was taken with any other medications or substances.
 

Effects of an Overdose of Sancuso

Very little information is available about what to expect with a Sancuso overdose. However, because most people will receive just a few patches or just a single patch at a time, an overdose is unlikely. Also, serious effects seem unlikely, even if an overdose does occur. In one case of a very large overdose of granisetron (the active ingredient in Sancuso) given by injection, only a slight headache was reported.
 

Treatment for a Sancuso Overdose

Because Sancuso comes as a patch, many of the usual treatments for an overdose (such as pumping the stomach or inducing vomiting) will not work, unless the patch was chewed or otherwise taken by mouth. Therefore, treatment for an overdose of Sancuso will mainly involve supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. Of course, in the case of an overdose, all patches should be removed from the body.
 
It is important that you seek medical attention immediately if you believe that you may have overdosed on Sancuso.
 
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