Ondanz 4 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Ondanz Tablet

Ondanz 4 mg Tablet is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.

Ondanz Tablet side effects

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

How to use Ondanz 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. Ondanz 4 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ondanz Tablet works

Ondanz 4 mg Tablet 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.

Ondanz Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ondanz 4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Ondanz 4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Ondanz 4 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Ondanz 4 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ondanz 4 mg Tablet 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
There is limited information available on the use of Ondanz 4 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ondanz Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ondanz 4 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Ondanz 4 mg Tablet for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and after surgery.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Ondanz 4 mg Tablet 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 Ondanz 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): Zosert
MODERATE
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Kopram, Ecit, Escnx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Flotin, Serodep, Fluxen
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ondanz

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Have a feeling of nausea and uneasiness since last night and also vomited a no. Of times what is d reason behind it
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General Physician
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How i manage bp? What diet i must follow? Drinking bear is ok or not? I suffer symptom of bluring,sedative,nausea sensation is it about bp? I take tab telmisartan & indapamide this have any side effect?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Salt restriction regular exercise.all meds have some side effects but we must weigh. The benefits vs effects
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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 Ondanz with omeprazole?

Ondanz 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 Ondanz. So, these two medicines can be taken together.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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