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Zofran stomach flu

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Owolabi
Family Medicine 7 years experience
If one is nauseous, then zofran can help. If there is no nausea or vomiting, then there is no reason to take zofran. But overall, it does not worsen t... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
Urgent Care 25 years experience
If prescribed for u: If you have a prior rx for zofran, (ondansetron) and handled it ok when you took it, yes, you could take it for the stomach flu. However, we are assu... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes and No: It's normal to have the symptoms you are having when you have the stomach flu. If you are able to keep liquids down, then you just have to let the di... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
NO: Zofran (ondansetron) is simply for the naseau associated with the viral gastroeneteritis (stomach flu), and will not prevent the illness.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Influenza/Rx: Tamiflu is one option if the members of your family have influenza virus. If they have another virus, one of the members may have a respiratory DFA pa... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Not Dumb! It helps.: Zofran (ondansetron) helps with nausea and vomiting from many causes. So if you are taking it for chronic nausea, it will also affect the nausea from... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
None: There is not interaction between those two. Hope he feels better.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Good for vomiting.: If you are questioning the efficacy of Zofran (ondansetron) for vomiting, I can tell you that it's very good for that. What I don't approve of is the... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Commonly used anti-nausea med to allow oral hydration when have viral GI illnesses (/"stomach flu").
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