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Ondex Syrup

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Overview

Introduction

Ondex Syrup 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.

Ondex Syrup may be used alone or with other medications and can be taken with or without food. The amount you take will depend on what you are taking it for, and your doctor will tell you what is appropriate. 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 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 doctor.

Uses of Ondex Syrup

Side effects of Ondex Syrup

Common
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Headache

How to use Ondex 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. Ondex Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ondex Syrup works

Ondex 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Ondex Syrup does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ondex 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ondex 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
Ondex Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ondex Syrup is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ondex 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 Ondex Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ondex Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Ondex 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Ondex Syrup for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and after surgery.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Ondex 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 Ondex 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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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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