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Emegran 3 1mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Emegran 3 1mg Injection 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.

Emegran 3 1mg Injection will not relieve other side effects associated with cancer treatments. It is administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should be taken as advised by the doctor. It is important that you keep having the injections until your doctor decides it is safe to stop them. After this, your doctor may prescribe tablets instead of the injections. 

The most common side effects of taking this medicine include injection site pain or reaction, headache, constipation, diarrhea, and weakness. 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. 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.

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 drugs you are using, 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 healthcare team.

Uses of Emegran 3 Injection

Benefits of Emegran 3 Injection

In Nausea

Emegran 3 1mg Injection blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting associated with cancer treatment such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy in adults as well as children. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from these treatments. Emegran 3 1mg Injection is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). Emegran 3 1mg Injection is given as an injection by a doctor, in the dose that is best for you, depending on the condition you are being treated for. Do not self-administer this medicine to avoid any undesirable side effects.

Side effects of Emegran 3 Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Emegran 3

  • Injection site pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness

How to use Emegran 3 Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Emegran 3 Injection works

Emegran 3 1mg Injection 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Emegran 3 1mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emegran 3 1mg Injection 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
Emegran 3 1mg Injection 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
Emegran 3 1mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emegran 3 1mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Emegran 3 1mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Emegran 3 1mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Emegran 3 1mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Emegran 3 Injection?

If you miss a dose of Emegran 3 1mg Injection, 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 Emegran 3 1mg Injection for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused after surgery or due to chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Emegran 3 1mg Injection are relatively mild.
  • Emegran 3 1mg Injection is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor.
  • 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Indazole Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Emegran 3 with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Acicod, Montokuf, Codine Sulphate
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Parvodex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nalfy, Nacphin, Ruffy
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Wintal
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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3 month stomach ulcer how to solution vomiting. Fever nausea
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take alsaraex tab 2 tab twice, aviapattikar churan 1 spoon twice before meal, vomitab tab 2 tab twice, amritarishatm 20 ml twice after meal
Heavy vomiting, nausia and weakness is very much in 7th week pregnancy ,what to do ??
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Nausea and vomiting can happen during first 3 months of pregnancy. If it's excessive then consult a gynae nearby and take treatment .
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FAQs

Q. What is Emegran 3 1mg Injection used for?

Emegran 3 1mg Injection is an antiemetic medicine used to treat and prevent nausea or vomiting caused after any surgical procedure or due to certain medicines, stomach upset, or cancer treatment. It also prevents nausea due to motion sickness to some extent.

Q. What are the side effects of Emegran 3 1mg Injection?

The most common side effects of Emegran 3 1mg Injection are sleepiness, weakness, headache, constipation and diarrhea. However, these are not usually bothersome and resolve in some time on their own. Consult your doctor, if the symptoms worry you or persist for a longer duration. Your doctor will suggest ways to cope up with these side effects and to prevent them in future.

Q. Is Emegran 3 1mg Injection safe to be used in pregnant women?

Emegran 3 1mg Injection did not show any adverse effects in research studies done on animals. However, since the safety and efficiency of Emegran 3 1mg Injection in pregnant women is unknown. It is not recommended to be used in women who are pregnant women or if you are planning to conceive unless prescribed by your doctor.

Q. Is Emegran 3 1mg Injection better than Ondansetron?

Emegran 3 1mg Injection and Ondansetron belong to the same class of medicines, that is serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists. Both these medicines help prevent nausea and vomiting effectively. However, some studies suggest that Emegran 3 1mg Injection is more effective than Ondansetron. According to some reports, Emegran 3 1mg Injection is comparatively well tolerated, quicker in action and alleviates nausea and vomiting relatively faster.

Q. Does Emegran 3 1mg Injection cause constipation?

Yes, Emegran 3 1mg Injection may cause constipation as one of the common side effects. However, this is usually not bothersome. Taking a fiber-rich diet can enhance your digestion and avoid constipation. You may also consider taking laxatives for relief and drink plenty of water too. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may worsen your constipation. If you still face issues, please consult your doctor to know about ways to treat it.

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