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Dr. James Henning
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Ondansetron (Definition)

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Will Zofran ever be approved by the FDA for OTC? I Suffer from chronic nausea & vomiting & live on Zofran. Hate having to keep refiling prescriptions!

Will Zofran ever be approved by the FDA for OTC? I Suffer from chronic nausea & vomiting & live on Zofran. Hate having to keep refiling prescriptions!

I'm confused about: where you live. FDA has jurisdiction in the United States, Puerto Rico, D.C. and its official territories. If Zofran meets the FDA requirements for an OTC medication, it could eventually become OTC. But it's not now & not likely to be so any time soon. Getting a Rx med available OTC is a long process. ...Read more

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What exactly is Zofran (ondansetron) used for?

What exactly is Zofran (ondansetron) used for?

Nausea/Vomiting: Zofran (ondansetron) is typically used for nausea/vomiting prevention and also chemotherapy-related nausea. I've seen it used for other nausea prevention related purposes too. ...Read more

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Can you take exlax with zofran?

Absolutely.: Zofran is for nausea. Exlax is to treat constipation. They do not interact with each other, so unless you have an allergy or intolerance to one or both medicines, they should be fine to take together. Feel better! ...Read more

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Zofran (ondansetron) and excessive drowziness?

Yes: If your question is: "can zofran (ondansetron) cause excessive drowsiness?", the answer is yes. This is especially true for those patients over age 65 or for those taking other medications. ...Read more

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Ativan and Zofran (ondansetron) together, Is it ok?

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 more

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Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) and ativan together?

Yes: According to Drugs.Com drug interaction checker no significant interactions have been reported between ativan & zofran (ondansetron). However, that is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occure. ...Read more

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Can I take Nyquil and Zofran (ondansetron) together?

Yes: That combination shouldn't be a problem. Zofran (ondansetron) really isn't sedating. ...Read more

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What can I do for morning sickness when Zofran (ondansetron) doesn't work?

What can I do for morning sickness when Zofran (ondansetron) doesn't work?

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

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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

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The last time I took Zofran (ondansetron) I got lockjaw, are there any safe alternatives?

Dramamine (dimenhydrinate): If you are experiencing nausea there are several options you can talk to your doctor about. An over the counter alternative is dramamine (dimenhydrinate). ...Read more

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I took 2 immodiums and a Zofran (ondansetron) 4mg about an hour ago. Can I take pepto now too?

I took 2 immodiums and a Zofran (ondansetron) 4mg about an hour ago. Can I take pepto now too?

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

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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?

Yes, it is OK: The recommended adult oral dosage of Zofran (ondansetron) is 24 mg given as three 8-mg tablets or 4-8 mg 3X/day as needed. Not to exceed 24mg in 24 hours. It is always prudent to discuss side effects and risks with your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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I left Zofran pills in the foil wrapping, inside the box in my bag in the car for 2days.Car wasnt extremely hot but def hotter than should be.effects?

I left Zofran pills in the foil wrapping, inside the box in my bag in the car for 2days.Car wasnt extremely hot but def hotter than should be.effects?

Well : If Madison stay around room temperatures they're generally fine if they get a little warmer they can get weaker if they get too hot they can become ineffective. If they're too hot they degrade and are not effective at all ...Read more

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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

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Is it possible to get Zofran (ondansetron) otc?

Prescription item: And, although advertisements for the purchase of this drug without a prescription are plentiful on the internet, caution is strongly advised. It's best to obtain a proper prescription. ...Read more

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Can one take Zofran (ondansetron) 4mg one hour apart?

Yes: Yes you can but not to be taken more than a couple of times per day. The better option is finding out the root cause for your nausea and correcting that so that you no longer need the zofran (ondansetron). ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Zofran (Definition)

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