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Onstal 4mg Tablet

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Composition for Onstal 4mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Onstal 4mg Tablet

MRP
45
₹4.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Onstal Tablet

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Uses of Onstal Tablet

Onstal 4mg Tablet is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.
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Onstal Tablet side effects

Common

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

How Onstal Tablet works

Onstal 4mg Tablet 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 Onstal Tablet

Expert advice for Onstal Tablet

  • Take Onstal 4mg Tablet 30 minutes before your food.
  • If you vomit within 30 minutes after taking the Onstal 4mg Tablet, take the same amount again. If vomiting continues, check with your doctor.
  • If Onstal 4mg 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 Onstal 4mg Tablet if you are nauseous to swallow a tablet or capsule.
  • If you are using Onstal 4mg 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.
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Onstal Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Onstal Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Onstal 4mg 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
Onstal 4mg 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
Onstal 4mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Onstal 4mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Onstal 4mg 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 Onstal 4mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Onstal Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Onstal 4mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Onstal Tablet

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Onstal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Onstal with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf, Codine Sulphate, Codeine Phosphate, Markodin
Onstal with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Onstal with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old
Onstal with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin, Ruffy
Onstal with Dextropropoxyphene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dextropropoxyphene: Parvodex
Onstal with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Onstal with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag
Onstal with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Onstal with Citalopram
MODERATE
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