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Weaning off celexa after a month due to nausea, not eating & 20lb weight loss, insomnia. Take zofran & phenergan but not helping. Swollen gums.

Weaning off celexa after a month due to nausea, not eating & 20lb weight loss, insomnia. Take zofran & phenergan but not helping. Swollen gums.

More info: You did not mention for reason for Celexa prescription. If it was for depression/ mood then you can ask your doctor to try other medication. Phenergan cause swollen gums. Insomnia/ weight loss / not eating all are signs of depression therefore go for psychotherapy as well. Go for walk / Yoga/ Mindfulness with or without meditation. Learn expansion from trained professional.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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A sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...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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Is Zofran (ondansetron) safe while pregnant?

Zofran (ondansetron) in pregnancy: Zofran (ondansetron) may be used to treat nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy. It is listed in category b for pregnancy which means that animal studies have shown no risk to fetus but human studies didn't confirm or are not available. Fetal harm is possible but unlikely. ...Read more

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Is Zofran (ondansetron) used for memory problems?

Is Zofran (ondansetron) used for memory problems?

Anti-emetic: This is a potent anti-nausea drug used for patients when they undergo chemotherapy, or for patients to pre-empt nausea and vomiting following general anesthesia. ...Read more

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Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) and pepto bismol together?

Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) and pepto bismol together?

Should be fine: The zofran (ondansetron) is for nausea and vomiting and you should wait at least 1/2 hour after using it in the disolvable form before using the pepto ...Read more

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Does the drug Zofran (ondansetron) have withdrawal symptoms?

NO: Zofran (ondansetron) is an antiemetic. Whatever sedation you may experience that you may think is an "addiction problem" is not. Withdrawl occurs after long periods of drugs with such addictive properties which are abruptly stopped. ...Read more

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Can I give my son motrin while he is on zofran (ondansetron)?

Can I give my son motrin while he is on zofran (ondansetron)?

Motrin for child: I recommend asking your son's pediatrician first, especially as I am not sure what his age is, what other medications he takes, and what his symptoms are to need motrin. His pediatrician is familiar with his medical records & history and can be your best advisor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a stronger medicine than Zofran (ondansetron) for nausea?

Is there a stronger medicine than Zofran (ondansetron) for nausea?

No: The four common medications (zofran, compazine, phenergan, (promethazine) and reglan) used for nausea are all effective. Neither is stronger or better than another but some people respond more favorably to specific ones. ...Read more

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Will you have withdrawl from Zofran after taking it everyday for a month?

No: You will not have a physical dependence syndrome (withdrawal) from Zofran, but if the underlying problem is still there, symptoms may get worse for lack of treatment. Talk with your doctor for the best course of action. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve nausea? Zofran (ondansetron) hasn't helped this time.

What can I do to relieve nausea? Zofran (ondansetron) hasn't helped this time.

HopefullyFindACause: First, double the dose of Zofran (ondansetron). And if you can, chew it up and let it dissolve and get absorbed through your mouth. If that doesn't work you might consider seeing a doctor to make sure nothing serious is going on, especially if you have fever or a headache. Other than Dramamine, other effective medications for nausea require a prescription unless you want to try herbs or homeopathic medications. ...Read more

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In the state of NC, can Zofran (ondansetron) come in the form of a suppository?

Not available: Zofran or ondansetron is available as oral disintegrating tablets (ODT) or oral soluble films, but not as a suppository. ...Read more

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Does emend always have to be taken with zofran (ondansetron)? Or can it be taken alone?

Yes: It has to be taken with zofran (ondansetron) or a drug that is
in the same class as Zofran (ondansetron). They have actually now approved a pill that has both in it ...Read more

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What are some medicines to stop nausea? I tried Zofran (ondansetron) but it doesn't work.

See details: Has the problem been thoroughly evaluated medically? Have you seen a gastroenterologist? Establish the cause first. ...Read more

Dr. James Henning
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