Information about Ondansetron
How Ondansetron works
Ondansetron 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.
Common side effects of Ondansetron
Constipation, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
Available Medicine for Ondansetron
OndemAlkem Laboratories Ltd
₹14 to ₹1217 variant(s)
VomikindMankind Pharma Ltd
₹11 to ₹1328 variant(s)
₹29 to ₹2909 variant(s)
PerisetIpca Laboratories Ltd
₹13 to ₹836 variant(s)
ZoferSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹14 to ₹887 variant(s)
EmigoZuventus Healthcare Ltd
₹12 to ₹586 variant(s)
EmefilmDelvin Formulations Pvt Ltd
₹273 to ₹3302 variant(s)
EternaBlue Cross Laboratories Ltd
₹29 to ₹353 variant(s)
IsvGalpha Laboratories Ltd
₹11 to ₹523 variant(s)
OndamacMacleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹15 to ₹513 variant(s)
Expert advice for Ondansetron
- You have been prescribed Ondansetron for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused after surgery or due to chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
- 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.