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Ondansetron 4 Mg Dosage
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Articles says Zofran (ondansetron) is not safe during pregnancy. I'm 4 weeks and I was given a dose by IV. Dont plan on getting it anymore. Should I be worried?
I took 4mg of Zofran (ondansetron) around 2 am. Then took 6 mg around 7 am for naseau. Is this dose OK for adult 120lb?
Taking Zofran (ondansetron) odt for nausea. Doc said i could double 4mg tablets. I took 2 tablets 4 hours ago is it okay take another dose?
Maybe: In general, zofran (ondansetron) is made for short-term usage, and if it has not gotten your symptoms under control yet, adding more is unlikely to help. If, however, it was helping and has worn off, taking one additional tablet would be okay. Again, in the short-term. Keep in mind zofran (ondansetron) is an opiate relative, which means if you have a drug or alcohol history or a family history, it is not your best choice. ...Read more
Nurse did 8mg Zofran (ondansetron) in FOUR ml injection into my upper arm, slowly ovr the course of a min. 4ml is a crazy amt for I.M. injection no?! Arm hurts now!
I have a cough, bad nausea and fever. My doc gave me Zofran (ondansetron) 4mg 3x day. 4 isn't enough anymore can I double the dose or is that not safe?
Need doctor's advice: Never alter the total dose, duration, frequency of daily use, nor start/stop a prescription drug without your doctor's advice. There is room to adjust zofran (ondansetron) here, but what are you treating? More importantly, what condition has worsened in you that warrants more zofran (ondansetron)? Ask your doctor to find the cause, not just treat your symptoms. ...Read more
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?
Esrd pt was just discharged from long hospital stay, receiving high dose dilaudid & Zofran (ondansetron) which were d/c'd abruptly. Now acute wd sx. Help w/ mgmt?
See Previous Answer: You basically have three options: resume opiates and taper gradually to minimize withdrawal. Use subutex (buprenorphine) as a replacement opiate which has less withdrawal issues. Use meds which block withdrawal symptoms like clonidine. The problem with the last option is that it can drastidcally lower your BP which might make your dialysis management difficult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 weeks pregnant with third baby with extreme vomiting. Have zofran (ondansetron) 8 mg. what's the correct dose to take for pregnancy? exhausted all other options
Talk to your OB: Zofran (ondansetron) is dosed one every 12-24 hours but if your vomiting is that severe talk to your OB. Adequate nutrition is absolutely essential for a healthy baby and mom and at times hyperalimentation can be necessary. You also want to be sure that there isn't something else going on causing the nausea. Hope this helps and you are feeling better soon. ...Read more
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-radiation nausea and vomiting, and is a possible therapy for nausea and vomiting from acute or chronic medical illness or acute gastroenteritis. It is given 1–3 times daily, normally 8mg first, then 8mg 12 hrs later every 12 hours for 2-3days. ...Read more
I have a great insurance co, nameless, I take 8mg Zofran (ondansetron) 3xdaily, but my ins co only allows me 12tabs /month...Any food for the fight? Thanks4ur help!
Not unusual: It is not unusual for insurance companies to limit the use of medications that are designed for intermittent or short-term use. You may try to get "prior authorization" by getting your prescribing physician to submit in writing to the insurance company (or pharmacy benefits manager) that your use of zofran (ondansetron) at 3 times a day is a medical necessity. It's worth a try. ...Read more
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Okay: No worrisome drug interactions between Ativan and Zofran (ondansetron). Zofran (ondansetron) is for nausea and vomitting, and is a safe medication. Ativan is an anxiolytic, you are advised when taking this medication to not operate heavy machinery, and to not drive. Zofran (ondansetron) does not increase nor decrease the affects of Ativan. I hope that this information is helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: But ask a physician for advise on dosing and whether it is actually needed. ...Read more
Nausea of pregnancy: Zofran (ondansetron) is not the only medication that can safely help your nausea -- talk with your ob-gyn about other options. Also ginger may help, either tea or nibbling crystallized pieces. http://tinyurl.com/n447plo acupressure/acupuncture may help. Classical homeopathy may help also: http://tinyurl.Com/mqsufqp. ...Read more
Yes: It should be safe as long as you have no history of a reaction to PeptoBismol and no history of chronic GI illness. Always follow the dosing directions and consult with a pharmacist regarding drug interactions. ...Read more
I take ondansetron, but it doesn't seem like it helps. I still feel pretty nauseated. I take 8mg.
WHY???: WHY YOU ARE NAISEATED, ? YOU NEED to find that out, there is other medicine for nausea beside what you took, but Zofran is the best so far, you can have your doctor prescribed you Phenergan, (promethazine) but it could make you sleepy, and has some potential side effect. the idea is to find out why you are nauseated and fix the cause, if you are pregnant, makes sure you minimize any medication you are taking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take 2 sometimes 3 ondansetron 4mg pills everyday for my horrible morning sickness... Is this bad for baby?
I'm taking ondansetron HCl 8 mg tablet which requires to be taken 3 times as day as needed. (no further instructions) what should my intervals be?
8 hrs : Three times a day would be about every eight hours. ...Read more
I take ondansetron right now I feel nauseated I took it last three am but what it said directed take by month one every twelve hour as need can I tak?
Ondansetron: Or Zofran (ondansetron) can safely be taken by mouth approximately ever 8 hours for nausea. It is sometimes given at high doses and closer together for severe nausea associated with chemothreraphy. It is also given in fairly high doses and close together during some X-Ray procedures. The point here is not to tell you to take the medicine indiscriminately, but that you will be ok, taking it 8 hours apart. ...Read more
Since one can't access saline,zofran (ondansetron) (ondansetron) and tormadol whenever they like what are some OTC for zofran (ondansetron) and tormadol?
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & naproxen: OTC meds to try to lessen nausea (in place of zofran) can include things like Dramamine (meclizine, dimenhydrinate), like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrtec (dyphenhydramine, loratadine, cetirizine), or like Zantac (famotidine, ranitidine). Toradol is an NSAID like OTC ibuprofen or naproxen. Not sure what you meant about saline. Salt + water = saline so you can make that easily enough. Good luck. ...Read more