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Is harmful to swallow zofran whole

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Zofran (ondansetron): There is an orally disintegrating form ( Zofran ODT) and thin stripas well as the liquid which may have oral absorption. Zofran is not on the ISMP li ... Read More
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Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Zofran (ondansetron) ODT: Zoran ODT(orally dissolvable tablets) dissolves quickly in saliva, doesn't require water to swallow, and thus works faster than Zofran (ondansetron) t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: This should still be effective. However if you are experiencing persistent nausea after two hours feel free to take this correctly.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
That: depends upon whether you have an empty stomach! A full or partially filled stomach will delay the absorbtion of the medication...other wise 30 minutes ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
19 years experience Psychiatry
No: No, the intent of the odt is to allow absorption when a patient is likely to vomit back the regular tablet. It will not be harmful to swallow but is i ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharmacist: Call your pharmacist who will answer this question for you. There are various types of preparations of ondansetron.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Careful...: Be sure your butterbur prep is free of liver toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids (common contaminants) which increase interaction with drugs like zofran (on ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Busnaina
16 years experience Psychiatry
Most likely OK: It doesn't appear, from searching a database, that are any significant drug-drug interactions between those two medications.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
24 hours: is a little late to get side effects, would happen sooner
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
Talk to doctor: Please call doctor's office to prescribe a different agent..Don't feel embarrased because many medications are ridiculously priced in our country com ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Absolutely.: Zofran is for nausea. Exlax is to treat constipation. They do not interact with each other, so unless you have an allergy or intolerance to one or bo ... Read More

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