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4 ON 4mg Tablet MD


Overview

Introduction

4 ON 4mg Tablet MD is an anti-emetic medicine commonly used to control nausea and vomiting due to certain medical conditions like stomach upset. It is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused due to any surgery, cancer drug therapy, or radiotherapy.

4 ON 4mg Tablet MD may be used alone or with other medications and can be taken with or without food. Your doctor will suggest the appropriate dose you need depending on what you are taking it for. The first dose is normally taken before the start of surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy. After these treatments, take any further doses as prescribed by your doctor (normally only for a few days at most). Take it regularly at the same time(s) each day to get the most benefit. Be careful not to take too much.

This medicine does not relieve other side effects associated with cancer treatments. Also, it has little effect on vomiting caused by motion sickness. The most common side effects of taking this medicine include headache, diarrhea or constipation and feeling tired. These symptoms should disappear when you stop taking the medicine but if they bother you or do not go away, your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. The side effects may be preferable to nausea and vomiting you might experience without this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have heart or liver problems or a blockage in your stomach or intestines. Also tell your doctor about other medicines you might be taking, especially medicines to treat epilepsy, heart problems, cancer and depression. These may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask advice from your doctor.

Uses of 4 ON Tablet MD

Side effects of 4 ON Tablet MD

Common
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Headache

How to use 4 ON Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. 4 ON 4mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How 4 ON Tablet MD works

4 ON 4mg Tablet MD is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (serotonin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomiting during anti-cancer treatment (chemotherapy) or after surgery.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with 4 ON 4mg Tablet MD does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
4 ON 4mg Tablet MD is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
4 ON 4mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
4 ON 4mg Tablet MD does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
4 ON 4mg Tablet MD is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of 4 ON 4mg Tablet MD is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease. Limited information is available in patients taking this medicine for more than one day.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of 4 ON 4mg Tablet MD in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take 4 ON Tablet MD?

If you miss a dose of 4 ON 4mg Tablet MD, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed 4 ON 4mg Tablet MD for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and after surgery.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for 4 ON 4mg Tablet MD are relatively mild.
  • It comes in many different forms that do not need to be swallowed, such as a film that goes on the tongue or a dissolving pill.
  • It is fast-acting and starts working within 30 minutes.
  • If you vomit within one hour of taking a dose, take another dose.
  • Avoid heavy meals and try eating small nourishing snacks throughout the day. Also, sip water regularly to help avoid dehydration.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking 4 ON with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Vomitting sensation and 1 time vomitted. Given emset 4mg tablet.but no improvement And also gave tablet LANZOL junior 15mg half tablet on morning on empty stomach
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Vomiting Loose motion. If it?s a breastfed baby, breastfeed as and when the baby demands. It helps to restore the water lost from the body. If the baby is formula fed or above 6 months, ORS could be given. ORS packets are easily available in medical stores. If the ORS packets are not available, 1 teaspoon of sugar and equal amount of salt can be mixed in the cooled boiled water and provided after each bowel movement. This helps to restore the lost ions and water from the body.There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
Have done vomiting 3-4 times after wake up The teeth feeling like acidic while vomiting
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
take injection Ondem 4mg 1 vial
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References
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