Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. This medicine works by blocking and inhibiting the release of certain chemical messenger.

Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are diarrhea, fatigue, constipation, headache, and flushing of skin. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. Overdose or high dose of Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet may have harmful effects on your health, so do not consume more than the recommended dose. You must stop this medication and consult your doctor in case you encounter any allergic reaction symptoms include skin rash, swelling, and itching etc.

Uses of Lupisetron Plus Tablet

Benefits of Lupisetron Plus Tablet

In Nausea

Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet 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 that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Lupisetron Plus Tablet

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 Lupisetron Plus

  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Allergic reaction
  • Headache
  • Flushing of skin

How to use Lupisetron Plus Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lupisetron Plus Tablet works

Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: ondansetron and paracetamol. Ondansetron is an antiemetic (anti-nausea medicine). It inhibits the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger that can trigger nausea and vomiting. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet 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
Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate brands

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Quick tips

  • Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet is used to give relief from nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
  • Avoid heavy meals and try eating small nourishing snacks throughout the day.
  • Increase your fluid intake while taking Lupisetron Plus 4 mg/500 mg Tablet in order to prevent dehydration.
  • It is advisable to take your doses about half an hour before meals.

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GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient concerns

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Hello doctor I am 70 years old HAVING depression problem since 2004 but now I am fine only having sometime high bp and low too as well as facing ohsto arthritis and cervical last few months and I am taking EZITAM-1,SADROX 12.5CR ,TRUACE-P,OSTEOFOS 70,APINE-AT.5mg ,SHELCAL-500,Rozvit,rebicip-20,ECOSPRIN-AV75 all once a day BUT I feel Noshiya in evening what should I do.should I stop any.Please suggest.thanks
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
show to gastro for nausea
I am 72 days pregnant. I can't able to eat anything. Always feeling vomiting. I am more worried about my baby. Will my baby get sufficient nutrition?
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Please start taking Doxinate tablet thrice a day to prevent nausea. As nausea decreases, you should be able to eat properly.
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