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Are there any long term negative effects from taking too much zofran (ondansetron)?

Are there any long term negative effects from taking too much zofran (ondansetron)?

Many drug: Interactions -any h/x liver disease, minimal dosing. Not meant as a long duration medication to my knowledge. ...Read more

Dr. James Henning
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What're the effects of long term Zofran (ondansetron) use for treating chronic nausea caused by anxiety? Been taking abt 3, 4mg pills per week for 1.5 years already

What're the effects of long term Zofran (ondansetron) use for treating chronic nausea caused by anxiety? Been taking abt 3, 4mg pills per week for 1.5 years already

Hi. I'm not aware of: significant problems reducing and then eliminating Zofran (ondansetron) from your regemen. I would suggest to have an alternative plan to treat the nausea, when it comes. Start tapering by reducing your daily dose in half. Let us know how it goes. Shabbat Shalom. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to take Zofran (ondansetron) for long periods of time?

Zofran (ondansetron): This depends on how you define a long time and what the dose is. The maximum dose was reduced a couple of years ago because of potential cardiac side effects. Nausea is generally a symptom of something else. If you are a chemotherapy patient, zofran (ondansetron) is fine. Otherwise, check with your physician as to why you are needing zofran (ondansetron). ...Read more

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Took 6mg sumatriptan injection. How long to wait till I can take 8mg Zofran (ondansetron) pill so the meds won't interact?

Took 6mg sumatriptan injection. How long to wait till I can take 8mg Zofran (ondansetron) pill so the meds won't interact?

Whenever: to my knowledge those teo medications wont interact so you dont have to wait. also if you are needing triptans for headache then you may benefit from taking a med every day to prevent the headache. butterbur is an over the counter supplement that can prevent migraines. several safe meds are also effective. ...Read more

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Started feeling nausea like I was gonna a vomit out of nowhere. Took 8mg Zofran 20min ago how long till it works? Havent vomited yet but nauseous.HELP

Started feeling nausea like I was gonna a vomit out of nowhere. Took 8mg Zofran 20min ago how long till it works? Havent vomited yet but nauseous.HELP

Depends on why: Nausea and vomiting in a 20yo female can result from something as simple as an emotional reaction to very serious but rare emergency conditions. If it comes with diarrhea its usually food poisoning or a virus. Without diarrhea could be pregnancy, a UTI*, or other pelvic problem. If there is abdominal or pelvic pain or fever, go to the ER. If your body has good reason to vomit, Zofran wont stop it. ...Read more

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How long does Buspar (buspirone) 5 mg 3xs day stay in your system. my last does was last night i only took for 6 days. my dr said to stop. when can i take zofran

How long does Buspar (buspirone) 5 mg 3xs day stay in your system. my last does was last night i only took for 6 days. my dr said to stop. when can i take zofran

Buspar/clearance: Under ordinary circumstances, the Buspirone should clear in 12-24 hrs, although traces could be detected in urine (if we could test). I don't believe there would be any interference if you are or not on Zofran (ondansetron). ...Read more

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I take Zofran (ondansetron) off for bouts of nausea but it takes too long to work, can Zofran (ondansetron) for injection be prescribed or is it just for hospital use?

I take Zofran (ondansetron) off for bouts of nausea but it takes too long to work, can Zofran (ondansetron) for injection be prescribed or is it just for hospital use?

Prescription only...: ...But the bigger question is why you are having so much nausea. Ask your doctor if your medications could be contributing to this problem. Nausea is listed as a side effect of all three of your medications! ...Read more

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Is Zofran (ondansetron) 4mg safe if you have a healthy heart? How long after stopping the drug (i took one dose) does the risk for cardiac issues cease?

Ondansetron: Zofran (ondansetron) in doses greater than 16 mg at a time has been implicated in prolonging the qt interval. This effect would last for a few hours while the drug was in the system. A single 4 mg dose does not carry this risk. ...Read more

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How long does a typical 4mg pill of Zofran (ondansetron) take to start working on nausea due to gastroenteritis. Taken at the onset of symptoms, before any vomiting?

How long does a typical 4mg pill of Zofran (ondansetron) take to start working on nausea due to gastroenteritis. Taken at the onset of symptoms, before any vomiting?

Typically....: It usually begins to start relieving nausea within 30-60 minutes. Hopefully, you will get relief and not begin vomitting. If it doesn't help and/or your symptoms worsen, get back in touch with your doctor. Good luck!! ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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