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Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD

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Overview

Uses of Onmex Tablet MD

Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.

Onmex Tablet MD side effects

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

How to use Onmex Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Onmex Tablet MD works

Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD 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.

Onmex Tablet MD related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD 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
Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD 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
Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD 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 Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Onmex Tablet MD?

If you miss a dose of Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD, 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.
Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and after surgery.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Onmex 8 mg Tablet MD 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 Onmex 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): Vocita
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zosert
MODERATE
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Flotin, Serodep, Fluxen
MODERATE
Brand(s): Kopram, Ecit, Escnx
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Onmex

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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.
My wife is 13 week pregnent her docter change her tablet from mvista to doxynate plus me I know the reason is both tablet aee same. Docter asked to taje doxynate plus 2 tablet at bed time.please suggest.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Doxynate is tablet to stop vomiting dear. It is ok to take them at bed time. It is widely recommended to take for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.
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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 Onmex with omeprazole?

Onmex 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 Onmex. So, these two medicines can be taken together.
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