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
Fatigue, Headache, Constipation, Diarrhea, Decreased oxygen level in blood
Available Medicine for Ondansetron
- ₹12 to ₹107Alkem Laboratories Ltd7 variant(s)
- ₹11 to ₹152Mankind Pharma Ltd9 variant(s)
- ₹25 to ₹257Cipla Ltd8 variant(s)
- ₹12 to ₹74Ipca Laboratories Ltd6 variant(s)
- ₹11 to ₹125Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd7 variant(s)
- ₹11 to ₹52Zuventus Healthcare Ltd4 variant(s)
- ₹286 to ₹330Delvin Formulations Pvt Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹29 to ₹33Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd3 variant(s)
- ₹11 to ₹48Galpha Laboratories Ltd3 variant(s)
- ₹15 to ₹48Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd3 variant(s)
Expert advice for Ondansetron
- You have been prescribed Ondansetron for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and after surgery.
- Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Ondansetron are relatively mild.
- It comes in many different forms that do not need to be swallowed, 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.