Medicine Overview of Onkam Tablet
Onkam 8 mg Tablet is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea
Side Effects of Onkam are Fatigue, Headache, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Decreased oxygen level in blood.
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. Onkam 8 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Onkam 8 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.
In Depth Information on Onkam Tablet
- Take Onkam 8 mg Tablet 30 minutes before your food.
- If you vomit within 30 minutes after taking the Onkam 8 mg Tablet, take the same amount again. If vomiting continues, check with your doctor.
- If Onkam 8 mg Tablet is used for a short duration, for e.g. 6 -10 days, the risk of side-effects is minimal (well-tolerated).
- You can use oral disintegrating film/strip (medicated strip that dissolves when comes in contact with a wet surface) form of the Onkam 8 mg Tablet if you are nauseous to swallow a tablet or capsule.
- If you are using Onkam 8 mg Tablet in the form of oral disintegrating film/strip:
- Make sure your hands are dry.
- Immediately place the film/strip on the top of the tongue.
- The film/strip will dissolve in seconds and you can swallow it with your saliva.
- You do not need to drink water or other liquids to swallow the film/strip.
Onkam Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Onkam 8 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.
Onkam 8 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.
Onkam 8 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Onkam 8 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Onkam 8 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.
There is limited information available on the use of Onkam 8 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Onkam 8 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.
Questions Related to Onkam
Have a feeling of nausea and uneasiness since last night and also vomited a no. Of times what is d reason behind it
Dr. Satyam S. Bhavsar
Hello , Welcome to 1mg consulting, Myself Dr.Satyam Bhavsar,MBBS. Happy to help you :)take TAB.PAN-D half an hour before food two times a day for 3 days.take TAB.VOMIKIND whenever you have vomit as & when require basis not more than three times a day.SYR.DIGENE two spoons three times a day.Hope this helps. Happy to help you. All the medicines as well as lab tests are available on 1mg.com .Order now. Have a nice day :)
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
Salt restriction regular exercise.all meds have some side effects but we must weigh. The benefits vs effects
Need high protein diet as undergoing chemo
Dr. Sunaina Khetarpal
Hi PATIENT must take whey water coconutwater and fruits it would help u to combat nausea eggwhites are really good for u include soya milk in ur diet have paneer double toned milk
My mother is taking tablet GP2 Thrice daily before meals still her fasting sugar is 215 & post lunch is around 315. She can't tolerate metformin severe nausea Which drug should very alter
Dr. Pushkar Mani
just change the drug to after meal thats all u needand secondly, i will suggest u modify the treatenet plan, Can U tell me few reports or get it done from good lab,1-Serum Creatinine, 2-BUN, 3-Chest X ray(PA View Digital), 4-Blood sugar Fasting & PP, 5-CBC, 6-Urine for Protein,7- ECG, 8-Cholestrol, 9- AST & ALT ,,,, and also HBA1c from reliable labs Like SRL, Ranbaxy, Lal Path or any good one
Respected Consultant, I am on sertraline 100 mg from past one month and only feeling a small recovery,I want to increase my dose to 150 but the moment i start i got the feeling of vomitting,My psychiatrist is not taking it seriously and saying it that it will go away of its own Plzzz give me the remedy
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Take sertraline in two divided doses along with an antacid with anti nausea drug like pan-d. If it doesn't work, medicine may need to be changed.
Nausea after eating food . I think gastritisCan I have hp kit .
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comDon't take ho kit without doctor's adviseThat medication is advised after endoscopy and confirmation that there is gastritis and it is due to H.Pylori infection
I m 11 weeks pregnant suggest me a healthy diet
Dr. Megha Tuli
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.
Frequently asked questions about Onkam Tablet
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 Onkam with omeprazole?
Onkam 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 Onkam. So, these two medicines can be taken together.
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