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A 41-year-old female asked:

probably a dumb question, but i take two doses of odt zofran (ondansetron) daily due to disease and nausea. does this help protect me from vomiting from stomach flu?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 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 an acute gastroenteritis (stomach bug). It's a good question! Zofran (ondansetron) treats symptoms: nausea and vomiting, not the cause of them. These symptoms can have many causes, which Zofran (ondansetron) does not correct.

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