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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Preventively only: Emend s effective when administered ahead of time to prevent the nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy but isn't effective after the fact. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jatinder Bhangoo
19 years experience Anesthesiology
Zofran (ondansetron) comes IV: Zofran (ondansetron) comes in IV form but emend does not. Emend is usually given pre-op(before surgery).. Zofran (ondansetron) cane given any time.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
54 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Zofran (ondansetron) does: Zofran (ondansetron) comes in IV form, and you can ask for it. Emend does not come in IV form as far as i know, but i don't believe emend is the right ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Different: Different antiemetic shave different pharmacodynamics. You can ask your dr to prescribe scopolamine patch, if for some reason emend is not a good choi ... Read More
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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: It has to be taken with zofran (ondansetron) or a drug that is in the same class as Zofran (ondansetron). They have actually now approved a pill that ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: Likely so, as it is related to Zofran (ondansetron) which is considered largely safe. I've never heard of a pregnant woman using emend, however. It ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Try Marinol capsules: Marinol is a good drug. It works quite well especially if nothing else has worked well for you. Good luck.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Wrong mailbox: Somehow your response got directed to me. I did not answer your question. Inquire of healthtap staff to get your comment directed to the correct physi ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably yes: both are prescription medicines, ask our doctor, who would be supervising your therapy, good luck

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