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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
50 years experience Gastroenterology
Anti-nausea med: It is an anti nausea medication.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Busnaina
15 years experience Psychiatry
Nausea/Vomiting: Zofran (ondansetron) is typically used for nausea/vomiting prevention and also chemotherapy-related nausea. I've seen it used for other nausea prevent ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience Anesthesiology
Prescription item: And, although advertisements for the purchase of this drug without a prescription are plentiful on the internet, caution is strongly advised. It's bes ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Brooks
29 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Yes you can but not to be taken more than a couple of times per day. The better option is finding out the root cause for your nausea and correcting t ... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Wall
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If your question is: "can zofran (ondansetron) cause excessive drowsiness?", the answer is yes. This is especially true for those patients over age 6 ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
27 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Anti nausea medicine: Zofran or ondansetron is a drug used to control or prevent the nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy or radiation therapy. 4mg is a standar ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Julianna Bojta
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Zofran (ondansetron) can help with nausea.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Rx. nausea/vomiting.: This is used to treat and prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (cinv). It is also used for post-operative nausea and vomiting (ponv), post ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Antiemetic: Zofran is a strong antiemetic which controls nausea, but meclizine, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and scopalamine are more often used to combat motion si ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
Should be fine: The zofran (ondansetron) is for nausea and vomiting and you should wait at least 1/2 hour after using it in the disolvable form before using the pepto
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: they are quite commonly used together.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Same family: Unlikely to have any significant difference / risk.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Zofran (ondansetron) is class b during pregnancy, and is safe.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Have her rechecked.: It's best in this situation to have her rechecked to make sure she hasn't developed a new problem (like an ear infection) since she was last seen.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Yes.: This is a first-generation antihistamine used for hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and to treat allergic reactions. It is also used as a sedative and t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Not without Dx.: Zofran (ondansetron) is for vomiting and Imodium is for diarrhea, and they can be taken together, BUT I would be sure you have a diagnosis that justif ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Buscopan Plus: Scopolamine butylbromide (buscopan) is an antispasmodic agent used to treat irritable bowel and/or menstrual cramps etc...This med is also available a ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Zofran (ondansetron) is not contraindicated with wpw.
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Chlorpromazine and Baclofen are the 2 most commonly used drugs for chronic hiccups. Phenergan (promethazine) is used more frequently for nausea.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is fairly good: But the best dose that works is 8mg or more. Yet 4mg might do the trick and prevent/control mild nausea and prevent vomiting.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
40 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Multiple drugs: I use these combinations with chemotherapy in cancer patient and well tolerated with most of the patient . Zofran (ondansetron) usually every 8 hours ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tyrone Malloy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See beliw: There is no contraindication for those two drugs to be taken together so the answer is yes.
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A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: yes, though the zofran may slow the absorptionof the tramadol and tramadol can cause nausea
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Serotonin syndrome?: Using zofran (ondansetron) and sertraline can cause a condition called serotonin syndrome. But for few doses ,it may not happen. But if encounter conf ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Definitely not!: There is association between Zofran (ondansetron) use in early pregnancy & congenital cardiac malformations & oral clefts (cleft lip and palat ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: There are no known drug interactions with zofran (ondansetron) and magnesium citrate. However, if concerned or there are unusual symptoms contact the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Sedation: There is no direct drug interaction between these 2 that i can find. But you might become more sleepy and sedated than with either alone -- they both ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: According to Drugs.Com drug interaction checker no significant interactions have been reported between ativan & zofran (ondansetron). However, th ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joanne Peck
45 years experience Pediatrics
Motrin? Yes, maybe: Zofran prevents vomiting, and Motrin treats fever and pain, so technically they can be taken together. However, Motrin can irritate an already sensit ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
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 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not right.: Sounds like allergy. Ondansetron is a 5ht3 receptor antagonist and probably shares immunogenic potential with other members of the 5ht3 class. All t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Drowsiness is reported with this medication. The most common side effects are transient headache and dizziness. Constipation and diarrhea are also rep ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience Pharmacology
Fine together: These medications are not known to not negatively interact, so taking them together should be fine.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Risk = QT: One resource (Epocrates) says there are no interactions, another (LexiComp) says they must not be taken together. Both ondansetron (for nausea/vomiti ... Read More

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