PALONOSETRON HYDROCHLORIDE- palonosetron hydrochloride injection, solution 
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Patient Information
Palonosetron HCl Injection for Intravenous Use

Read this Patient Information before you receive Palonosetron HCl Injection and each time you receive Palonosetron HCl Injection. There may be new information. This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment.

What is Palonosetron HCl Injection?

Palonosetron HCl Injection is a prescription medicine called an "antiemetic." Palonosetron HCl Injection is used in adults to help prevent the nausea and vomiting that happens:

Palonosetron HCl Injection is used in children 1 month old to less than 17 years of age to help prevent the nausea and vomiting that happens right away with certain anti-cancer medicines (chemotherapy).

Who should not receive Palonosetron HCl Injection?

Do not receive Palonosetron HCl Injection if you are allergic to palonosetron hydrochloride or any of the ingredients in Palonosetron HCl Injection. See the end of this leaflet for a complete list of ingredients in Palonosetron HCl Injection.

What should I tell my doctor before receiving Palonosetron HCl Injection?

Before receiving Palonosetron HCl Injection, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your doctor about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.

How will I receive Palonosetron HCl Injection?

Palonosetron HCl Injection will be given to you in your vein by intravenous (I.V.) injection. Palonosetron HCl Injection is usually given about 30 minutes before you receive your anti-cancer medicine (chemotherapy) or right before anesthesia for surgery.

What are the possible side effects of Palonosetron HCl Injection?

Palonosetron HCl Injection can cause allergic reactions that can sometimes be serious. Tell your doctor or nurse right away if you have any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction with Palonosetron HCl Injection:

The most common side effects of Palonosetron HCl Injection in adults are headache and constipation.

These are not all the possible side effects from Palonosetron HCl Injection. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

General information about the safe and effective use of Palonosetron HCl Injection Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Patient Information leaflet. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about Palonosetron HCl Injection that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in Palonosetron HCl Injection?

Active ingredient: palonosetron hydrochloride

Inactive ingredients: mannitol, disodium edetate, and citrate buffer in water

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Revision June 2018

Revised: 10/2018
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