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Take Zofran Ondansetron
Yes: Both medications may be taken at the same time. ...Read more
Yes: Unless your doctor has told you otherwise, I would recommend taking it 30-60 minutes before you start taking the trilyte solution, so that it has time to be absorbed by your stomach and start working. ...Read more
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 justifies their use. There are certain illnesses for which you would not want to take either as their use can be counterproductive to your getting better. Have you consulted with a physician regarding your symptoms? You should not take them without a diagnosis. ...Read more
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
Recommended timing: The recommended interval for use is 6 hours between doses. More frequent use is unlikely to provide additional benefit. ...Read more
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Per your information, you are taking Clonazepam, Lisinopril, Bronchodilater and had electric shock therapy.
Taking Lithium in divided dose-2-3 times/day with meal can avoid nausea.
Zofran can have many side effects. Benadryl, Dramamine and Phenergan (promethazine) can be helpful. Follow with Psychiatrist for diagnosis, benefits and side effects of medications, dose; and Therapy. ...Read more
Yes: They should not interact.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a burger earlier and now I feel sick. I'm worried about food poisoning. Should I take zofran (ondansetron)?
Sure. U can try this: If no improvement or you have diarrhea, fever and or severe abdominal pain, then you will need to be seen to R/o E.coli infection. If your symptoms get better with zofran, (ondansetron) but have recurrent attacks with greasy meals, then you need to have work up done to R/ o gall bladder disease. Will need gall bladder US and or HIDA scan with CCK. ...Read more
Yes he can: He can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Simple answer is. ..: Yes if prescribed by your doctors. Both medications are considered relatively safe in pregnancy. Subutex is as safe, if not safer than methadone, but Methadone is recommended since we have more experience for its use in pregnancy. Stopping or cutting back on subuex will likely lead to less nausea and zofran (ondansetron) use. ...Read more
Can I take zofran (ondansetron) for nausea if I take 10mg prozac once a day? Are there any interactions?
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
It's it safe to take zofran (ondansetron) during pregnancy? Pharmacist had told me no, but they were really pushing it in the ER today
Zofran (ondansetron): There is a slight risk of cleft palate or lip associated with zofran (ondansetron). In general, I have stopped using it unless the pateint is over 14 weeks gestation. However, if nausea and vomitting of pregnancy is severe you can have real problems associated with it, so it still will be used for severe nausea and vomitting. Talk to your OB before making a decision. Your pharmacist isn't an OB expert. ...Read more
Possible interaction: "Using azithromycin together with ondansetron can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a relatively rare side effect. You may be more susceptible if you have a heart condition called congenital long QT syndrome, other cardiac diseases, conduction abnormalities, or electrolyte disturbances (for example, magnesium or > ...Read more
Maybe you see doc 1t: Yes, you can take zofran (ondansetron) if you 100% sure it is gastroenteritis! however, nausea and vomiting could be the symptoms of other conditions (for example, cholecystitis, appendicitis, small bowel obstruction), and in these cases zofran (ondansetron) could be harmful or could mask very dangerous surgical cases. Don't hesitate to go see the real doc. ...Read more
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 assuming stomach flu and not other potential diagnoses only a doctor could make. Get it checked out if you have more than usual nausea/vomiting, or start getting abdominal pain, worsening symptoms overall... ...Read more
How long can I take Zofran (ondansetron) w/o harm? Have persistent nausea/vomiting for 1.5 years, been on 24mg/day for over 6 mos w/ no diagnosis or treatment plan.
Nausea: You are treating symptoms rather than the cause. I eeccpmend a virtual consult ...Read more