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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.

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

Infusion (Definition)

An infusion implies a substance administered via IV 2 a person, such as blood (transfusion), antibiotics and pain meds or other meds. Some can be ...Read more


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Zofran (ondansetron) and excessive drowziness?

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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Can you take zofran (ondansetron) while breastfeeding?

Can you take zofran (ondansetron) while breastfeeding?

Unknown: It is not known if ondansetron is excreted in breast milk. Weigh the benefits vs. Potential riisks in the face of lack of evidence of its safety with your prescriber & pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) with magnesium citrate?

Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) with magnesium citrate?

Yes, you can: There are no known drug interactions with zofran (ondansetron) and magnesium citrate.
However, if concerned or there are unusual symptoms contact the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can I take the gas x chewables and then 20 min later Zofran?

Can I take the gas x chewables and then 20 min later Zofran?

Zofran and Gas- X: Https://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/simethicone-with-zofran-2065-0-1752-1120.html

It should not be a problem ...Read more

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Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) and liquid Imodium together?

Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) and liquid Imodium together?

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

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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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Can children have Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Zofran at the same time?

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

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Can a one time dose of iv zofran cause serotonin syndrome? After 16 hours?

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

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I took a zofran around 3:00 this evening can I go on ahead and take my prozac?

I took a zofran around 3:00 this evening can I go on ahead and take my prozac?

YES: YES- there should not be any interaction as long as there is a 4-6 hour wait time between doses. ...Read more

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How often can an adult take Zofran (ondansetron) odt 4 mg for post tonsil surgery?

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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I take lithium once a day in the morning. Is it safe to take zofran (ondansetron) for nausea?

Bipolar Disorder: 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

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I took butterbur and Zofran (ondansetron) for a migraine this am. Are there any harmful interactions?

I took butterbur and Zofran (ondansetron) for a migraine this am. Are there any harmful interactions?

Insufficient data: 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

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7 month old baby is vommiting what can I give her, I have valoid syrup and a Zofran Zydis 4mg tablet?

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

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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

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I have been nauseated for weeks, taking phenagen, Zofran (ondansetron) and still not helping. Any ideas or suggentions?

I have been nauseated for weeks, taking phenagen, Zofran (ondansetron) and still not helping. Any ideas or suggentions?

See your doc: Multiple causes for nausea -? Pregnancy, diabetes, hepatitis, etc
you need a thorough evaluation with history, physical exam, basic lab evaluation. ...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 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

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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?

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?

TREAT THE ANXIETY: There should not be a tolerance to Zofran and it really depends on the frequency that you are feeling anxious. That is what should really be addressed. Your anxiety disorder ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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

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I've been taking zofran for about 2 years because lexapro (escitalopram) makes me sick. Can I stop zofran or do I have to taper off? 4mg 2x's a day. How do I taper?

I've been taking zofran for about 2 years because lexapro (escitalopram) makes me sick. Can I stop zofran or do I have to taper off? 4mg 2x's a day. How do I taper?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Should be tapered to minimize withdrawal symptoms. Sometimes switching to low dose Prozac (fluoxetine) helps with the discontinuation symptoms. Any change in antidepressant therapy should've done under physician supervision. ...Read more

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