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Periset Injection

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Overview

Introduction

Periset Injection 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.

Periset Injection will not relieve other side effects associated with cancer treatments. It is given under the supervision of doctor and may be used alone or with other medications. The dose you will be given depends on what you are taking it for, and your doctor will tell you what is appropriate. It is important that you keep having the injections until your doctor decides it is safe to stop them. After this, your doctor may prescribe tablets instead of the injections.

The most common side effects of taking this medicine include injection site pain, headache and constipation. These symptoms should disappear when you stop taking the medicine but if they bother you or will not go away, your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.

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 drugs 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 healthcare team.

Uses of Periset Injection

Side effects of Periset Injection

Common
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Injection site pain

How to use Periset Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Periset Injection works

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

What if you forget to take Periset Injection?

If you miss a dose of Periset Injection, 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

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Periset Injection for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and after surgery.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Periset Injection are relatively mild.
  • It is given as an injection into veins or as drip under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Avoid heavy meals and try eating small nourishing snacks throughout the day. Also, sip water regularly to help avoid dehydration.
  • It may cause an application site reaction like redness, swelling, and pain. Consult with your doctor if it bothers you.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Periset with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Montokuf, Codine Sulphate, Codeine Phosphate
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Parvodex
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Brand(s): Nalfy, Nacphin, Ruffy
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Brand(s): Wintal
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Patient Concerns

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SIR/MAM, I AM 5 MOnths pregnant.Taking periset MD ondensteron since 2nd months.Till date if I don't take medicine,too much vomiting starts. SO I HAVE TO CONTINUE.Is it safe to take it during pregnancy. I think my stomach habituated with this medicine. Pls suggest.I m feeling worried.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
There is no dependence on this medicine. Do not worry. Very soon the vomiting will wean off and then you can leave the medicine.
What is side effect of primolut n
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Bloating, pain abdomen, nausea, vomiting etc are common side of Primolut.
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FAQs

Q. How quickly does Periset work?

Periset starts working within half an hour to 2 hours. It rapidly dissolves into the bloodstream and starts showing effect.

Q. What are the side effects of Periset?

The most common side effects of Periset are constipation, diarrhea, fatigue and headache. However, these are usually not bothersome and resolve on their own after some time. Consult your doctor if these persist or worry you.

Q. Is Periset a steroid?

No, Periset is not a steroid. Periset is an antiemetic and selective 5-HT3 receptor antagonist. It is prescribed for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting which is commonly observed after surgery or due to cancer chemotherapy.

Q. Does Periset work for sea sickness?

No, Periset does not work for sea sickness. This is because Periset has very little effect on the nausea associated with motion sickness.

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References
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