- Your healthcare provider will inject SUSTOL under the skin of the back of your upper arm or your abdomen (lower stomach)1
- Medicine can be put on your skin to help numb it and lessen any discomfort you might feel from the injection1
While taking SUSTOL you may experience side effects, including, but not limited to:
- A reaction at the part of your body where SUSTOL was injected, such as infection, bruising, swelling that is caused by blood that collects under the skin, bleeding, pain, tenderness, or small bumps
- Problems with bowel movement, known as constipation. Constipation can happen up to 7 days after treatment with SUSTOL
Tell your healthcare provider right away if you experience any of the signs or symptoms of these or other side effects.
It is also important to know you should not use SUSTOL if you are allergic to granisetron, any of the ingredients in SUSTOL, or any other medicine of this type (5-HT3s) used to help prevent nausea and vomiting.
Before receiving SUSTOL, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including kidney problems, and about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.