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Avdom 2 mg Syrup


Overview

Introduction of Avdom Syrup

Avdom 2 mg Syrup is a prescription medicine used alone or in combination with other medicines to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy and radiotherapy and after surgery. It works by blocking certain chemical in the brain that triggers nausea or vomiting.

You should take Avdom 2 mg Syrup in a dose and duration as advised by your doctor. But, it is better to take this medicine at a fixed time. Remember you should not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor. In case you vomit within one hour of taking a dose than take another dose and avoid heavy meals throughout the day.

This medicine has very less or minimal side effects but it may cause headache and weakness. It may cause constipation or diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine. Dizziness and sleepiness may also occur, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Uses of Avdom Syrup

Avdom Syrup side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased oxygen level in blood

How to use Avdom Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Avdom 2 mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Avdom Syrup works

Avdom 2 mg Syrup 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.

Avdom Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Avdom 2 mg Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Avdom 2 mg Syrup 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Avdom 2 mg Syrup 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
Avdom 2 mg Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Avdom 2 mg Syrup is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Avdom 2 mg Syrup 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 Avdom 2 mg Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Avdom Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Avdom 2 mg Syrup, 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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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Avdom 2 mg Syrup for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and after surgery.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Avdom 2 mg Syrup are relatively mild.
  • It comes in many different forms that you don't have to swallow, 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 Avdom with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Kopram, Ecit, Escnx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zosert
MODERATE
Brand(s): Flotin, Serodep, Fluxen
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Avdom

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My daughter who is 3+ did not like to eat anything solid except for liquids. Kindly suggest a digestive appetizer so that she will feel hunger. I just brought longifene buclizine syrup for her. Is this right medicin . Kindly suggest?
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentBuclizine is indicated for the prophylaxis of nausea, vomiting, and dizziness associated with motion sickness
I m 11 weeks pregnant suggest me a healthy diet
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT to 1mgdoctors. Congratulation on the big new!At this point its fine whatever you take, as long you can keep it down. During early pregnancy the nausea, vomiting and the smells make it difficult to follow a specific diet.So for the time being eat whatever you like, apart from outside food, specially chinese. Also it would be good to avoid pineapples and papaya.
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FAQs

Q. What is Emset/ondem/Vomikind/Zafran/ Ranidom used for?

Emset/Ondem/Vomikind/Zafran are some of the brand names of ondansetron, which is used to treat nausea and vomiting. Ranidom is a brand containing the active ingredient Esomeprazole, which is used to treat acidity

Q. Can I take ondansetron for nausea/vomiting/stomach flu/food poisoning/motion sickness/diarrhea/pain?

Ondansetron can be taken for nausea, vomiting or motion sickness if prescribed by your doctor. It is not used to treat food poisoning, pain or stomach flu

Q. Can I take ondansetron with Tylenol/Pepto bismol/azithromycin/ xanax/ vicodin/ oxycodone/ hydrocodone?

There is no evidence of interaction of ondansetron with Tylenol (paracetamol)/Pepto bismol (bismuth salicylate)/azithromycin/ Xanax (alprazolam)/ Vicodin (aspirin and hydrocodone)/oxycodone/hydrocodone. However, please consult your doctor before use

Q. Can ondansetron make you sleepy?

Ondansetron may cause sleepiness/dizziness. If you notice such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Does ondansetron contain acetaminophen/aspirin/penicillin?

No. Ondansetron is by itself a chemical compound. It does not contain acetaminophen, aspirin or penicillin

Q. Is ondansetron antibiotic/anti-histaminic/sulfa drug?

No. Ondansetron is not an anti-biotic, sulfa drug or an anti-histaminic. It is an anti-emetic drug used to treat nausea and vomiting

Q. Is Emeset safe for infants/toddlers?

Emeset should not be used in infants/toddlers unless prescribed by the doctor

Q. Is Ondansetron an OTC drug?

No. Ondansetron is a prescription drug. It is not available over the counter

Q. Is ondansetron a controlled substance?

No. Ondansetron is not a controlled substance.

Q. Q. Can I take Avdom with omeprazole?

Avdom is an anti-emetic medicine which helps in relieving nausea (feeling sick) or vomiting. No harmful effects have been seen when omeprazole is used with Avdom. So, these two medicines can be taken together.

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References
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