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Is phenergan (promethazine) or Zofran injection safer for cardiac patients?

Is phenergan (promethazine) or Zofran injection safer for cardiac patients?

Cardiac: Matthew. Yours is a loaded question. Cardiac health and zofran/phenergan use will depend on what is the nature of the cardiac illness. ...Read more

Dr. James Henning
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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 wont interact so you dont 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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Child has injection site reactions on enbrel and vomits after getting shot even with Zofran (ondansetron) what would be a good alternative drug for JRA?

Child has injection site reactions on enbrel and vomits after getting shot even with Zofran (ondansetron) what would be a good alternative drug for JRA?

Other biologic.: The details of your child's history and past treatments are unknown, of course, but one could consider an alternative biologic. Each one is designed differently than others. I urge to set up a follow up with your child's pediatric rheumatologist to discuss further. Good luck and hope they feel better. ...Read more

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I.V. vs I.M. injection of Zofran (ondansetron) for nausea caused by norovirus: which one is better and why?

I.V. vs I.M. injection of Zofran (ondansetron) for nausea caused by norovirus: which one is better and why?

IV is faster onset: IV (intravenous) vs. IM (intramuscular) are different ways this drug can be administered. Based on pharmacologic references the effects of Zofran (ondansetron) typically peak at end of IV infusion and typically peak around 30 mins for IM injection. Therefore onset of action of IV is faster however you need a IV line in place to administer therefore typically done in hospital or infusion center. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Was just injected with 4ml of 8mg Zofran (ondansetron). A 25g needle was used. Injection site: thigh. I now have a numb lump at the injection site. Why is that?

Was just injected with 4ml of 8mg Zofran (ondansetron). A 25g needle was used. Injection site: thigh. I now have a numb lump at the injection site. Why is that?

Injection site: Probably the medicine got injected superficially, it may get absorbed slowly, as it happened right after the injection that is what I can think of, if time lapsed from injection time, local inflammation or infection are other possible causes. ...Read more

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Sumatriptan injections for cluster headaches, does that interact with Zofran (ondansetron)? & does sumatriptan also have the ability to prevent nausea and vomiting?

Sumatriptan injections for cluster headaches, does that interact with Zofran (ondansetron)? & does sumatriptan also have the ability to prevent nausea and vomiting?

No interaction: Wanted to clarify your questions as I seriously doubt you have cluster headaches, which occur in middle aged men, and is a very specific syndrome. Secondly, you would do far better taking a preventative agent to obviate the need for injections which have risk of stroke or heart attack, especially if you smoke or take BCP's. Consider riboflavin, butterbur, Co-Q10. ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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