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SANCUSO® (granisetron transdermal system) controls your chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)


Not actual size
Patch is 52 cm2
(approx. 2.5 in x 3 in)

  • SANCUSO is the first and only prescription patch approved for the prevention of CINV and provides an alternative to taking pills to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy
  • One application provides up to 5 full days of continuous control of CINV
Learn how SANCUSO can help stop CINV before it starts

SANCUSO patch price guarantee

For commercially insured patients, get at least 1 SANCUSO patch per month for $20

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This offer is not valid for prescriptions under Medicare (including Medicare Advantage, Part A, B, and D plans), Medicaid, VA, DOD, TRICARE, CHAMPUS, or other federal or state healthcare programs. This offer is not valid for prescriptions in Massachusetts or in any other state that does not permit co-pay reimbursement consistent with this program. Patients without commercial insurance are not eligible for this program. Unless otherwise indicated on the submission form, SANCUSO will be dispensed through select ASPN pharmacies in the ASPN network. Kyowa Kirin, Inc., reserves the right to cancel or modify the program at any time. Offer expires December 31, 2020.

Indication and Important Safety Information For Patients


SANCUSO® (granisetron transdermal system) is indicated for the prevention of nausea and vomiting in patients receiving moderately and/or highly emetogenic chemotherapy regimens of up to 5 consecutive days duration.


What is SANCUSO® (granisetron transdermal system)? 

SANCUSO is a prescription medicine used to prevent nausea and vomiting in patients receiving some types of chemotherapy treatment. SANCUSO is a skin patch that slowly releases the medicine contained in the adhesive (glue), through clean and intact skin areas into your bloodstream while you wear the patch. SANCUSO is for skin use only.

Who should not use SANCUSO?

Do not use SANCUSO if you are allergic to granisetron or any of the other ingredients in SANCUSO.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before using SANCUSO?

What should I avoid while using SANCUSO?

What are the possible side effects of SANCUSO?

The most common side effect of SANCUSO is constipation.

These are not all the possible side effects of SANCUSO. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

To report suspected side effects, contact Kyowa Kirin, Inc. at 1-800-SANCUSO or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or

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