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Senteron 2 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Senteron Injection

Senteron 2 mg Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.

Senteron Injection side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Constipation
  • Injection site pain

How to use Senteron Injection

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

How Senteron Injection works

Senteron 2 mg 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.

Senteron Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Senteron 2 mg Injection 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
Senteron 2 mg Injection 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
Senteron 2 mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Senteron 2 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Senteron 2 mg 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
There is limited information available on the use of Senteron 2 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Senteron Injection?

If you miss a dose of Senteron 2 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Senteron 2 mg Injection for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and after surgery.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Senteron 2 mg Injection 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 Senteron 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): Kopram, Ecit, Escnx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Flotin, Serodep, Fluxen
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zosert
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Senteron

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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.
Suggest treatment for pregnancy nausea vomiting, even after taking doxinate od
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take Syp vomitab 10 ml twice before meal, of Charak company
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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 Senteron with omeprazole?

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

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References
  1. Sharkey KA, Wallace JL. Treatment of Disorders of Bowel Motility and Water Flux; Anti-Emetics; Agents Used in Biliary and Pancreatic Disease. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1341-42.
  2. Katzung BG. Histamine, Serotonin, & the Ergot Alkaloids. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 285
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