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Zofran Infusion Kit
What is Zofran (ondansetron) taken for? I was prescribed Zofran (ondansetron) back in january 2012 but I don't remeber what it's taken for.
Zofran (ondansetron): It blocks the actions of chemicals in the body that can trigger nausea & vomiting. It can cause blurred vision & feeling like u would pass out. ...Read more
Zofran and Gas- X:
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It should not be a problem ...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
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Zofran: You need to have a very good reason to have the two given together. Both can cause drowsiness and so it is best not to use them together. But you pediatrician would know better as he/she knows the condition of your child if it is necessary to give both together. ...Read more
Can't say for sure.: People have developed serotonin syndrome with use of Zofran. Although we usually think of serotonin syndrome as occurring with very high doses of seritonergic medications (often taken over a period of time & with mulitple meds) - the bottom line is that some people can develop serotonin syndrome on a mildly seroternergic medication, at low dose with brief use. ...Read more
YES: YES- there should not be any interaction as long as there is a 4-6 hour wait time between doses. ...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
I feel empathy for you.
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
20 min after taking a Zofran pill for severe nausea, does it have any effect? Or only after an hour?
It may take:
A second dosage......
try NIBBLING on some SALTINE crackers
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more
I took butterbur and Zofran (ondansetron) for a migraine this am. Are there any harmful interactions?
Butterbur is an herb and unfortunately there is insufficient evidence to rate effectiveness or check drug interaction.
There are many traditional abortive medications that are fda approved with sufficient data of evidence based medicine.
Rec. Consult with headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more
7 month old baby is vommiting what can I give her, I have valoid syrup and a Zofran Zydis 4mg tablet?
Not Recommended: Boththe meds mentioned are not recommended to be used in babies. We need more information to find the cause. Vomiting in babies can be due to an infection in any part of body. Or gastroenteritis, most common is feeding problem as different foods are introduced at that age. Treatment also depends on persitent vomiting or on and off vomiting. Breast or bottle feeding. Consult baby's Pediatrician what to do ...Read more
If I drink 10oz tonic water right after taking a Zofran pill, will it ruin the effectiveness of the Zofran?
Zofran ODT: You should take the zofran orally disintegrating tablet place on the tongue and swallow with saliva. Tonic contains quinine which a lot of people don't know. Since quinine albeit infinitesimally small in tonic it can interact with ondansetron I suggest you avoid the combo. Stay calm and avoid tonic. ...Read more
I have been vomiting so much that I just took 72 mg of Zofran (ondansetron) at once. I am 103-106 pounds will I be ok?
No: Need to see a physician right away. ...Read more
I have been nauseated for weeks, taking phenagen, Zofran (ondansetron) and still not helping. Any ideas or suggentions?
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 won't interact so you don't 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
I'm taking Zofran (ondansetron) for morning sickness but it's causing constipation, what can I do to treat the constipation from this?
I've taken three doses of Pepto in the past couple hours for nausea relief and it hasn't done much, if anything. Can I safely take a zofran (4mg)?
If I usually take 8mg Zofran for anxiety induced nausea, then when I actually get sick do I need to take more since my body is already used to 8mg?
Will Zofran interact with any of my other meds? I know it might make me sleepier, but I was most worried about it and Lexapro (escitalopram). Thank you
Glad you asked!!!: There is a very serious risk of combining those two drugs - definitely inform your doctor (s) about this and about ANY other medications you use. It can cause irregular heart rhythms that might be life threatening - only if there is no alternative is this a good choice and then you need to watch for early signs of trouble and take immediate ER action. Call Dr ASAP! Best wishes. ...Read more
My child ALWAYS vomits with in minutes after getting enbrel shot even with Zofran (ondansetron) down her. Is this normal? Any advice on how to prevent this?
Conditioned response: Vomiting reflex is controlled in brain medulla--one part receives nerve impulses from GI tract, the other is a chemical receptor. Both have nerve connections to not only the GI tract (pharynx, mesenteric vessels, bile ducts) but also from brain corticobulbar areas that mediate smells, sights, & taste. Thus, vomiting apparatus responds to a variety of GI & brain inputs. Do all shots make her vomit? ...Read more