Onsetrin 4mg Tablet MD

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Onsetrin 4mg Tablet MD

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Medicine Overview of Onsetrin Tablet MD

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Uses of Onsetrin Tablet MD

Onsetrin 4mg Tablet MD is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.
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Side effects of Onsetrin Tablet MD

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Fatigue, Headache, Injection site allergic reaction, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Constipation.

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

How Onsetrin Tablet MD works

Onsetrin 4mg Tablet MD is an antiemetic (anti-nausea medicine). It inhibits the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger that can trigger nausea and vomiting.

In Depth Information on Onsetrin Tablet MD

Expert advice for Onsetrin Tablet MD

  • Take Onsetrin 30 minutes before your food.
  • If you vomit within 30 minutes after taking the Onsetrin, take the same amount again. If vomiting continues, check with your doctor.
  • If Onsetrin 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 Onsetrin if you are nauseous to swallow a tablet or capsule.
  • If you are using Onsetrin 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.
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Onsetrin Tablet MD related warnings
Special precautions for Onsetrin Tablet MD
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Onsetrin 4mg 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.
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Lactation
Onsetrin 4mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Onsetrin 4mg Tablet MD does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Onsetrin 4mg Tablet MD is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Onsetrin 4mg 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.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Onsetri
n 4mg Tablet MD in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Adamon 100mg Injection, TRANDOL 50MG INJECTION, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Trofentyl 50mcg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ondansetron, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Onsetrin Tablet MD

Frequently asked questions about Ondansetron

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 Onsetrin with omeprazole?
Onsetrin 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 Onsetrin. So, these two medicines can be taken together.
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