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Zofran Oral Dissolving Tablet
Granisetron oral disintegrating 1 mg. tablet for chemo nausea is about equal to how many mgs. of oral disintegrating Zofran (ondansetron) or Zofran (ondansetron) regular pills?
Zofran (ondansetron) dosing: As a single dose before certain chemotherapy regimes, Granisetron can be given as a single 2mg dose, and Zofran (ondansetron) as a single 24mg dose, but only for single day chemotherapy when a high amount of nausea is anticipated. Side effects may occur and you will need to discuss this with your oncologist. ...Read more
Taking Zofran (ondansetron) odt for nausea. Doc said i could double 4mg tablets. I took 2 tablets 4 hours ago is it okay take another dose?
Maybe: In general, zofran (ondansetron) is made for short-term usage, and if it has not gotten your symptoms under control yet, adding more is unlikely to help. If, however, it was helping and has worn off, taking one additional tablet would be okay. Again, in the short-term. Keep in mind zofran (ondansetron) is an opiate relative, which means if you have a drug or alcohol history or a family history, it is not your best choice. ...Read more
I accidentally swallowed Zofran (ondansetron) 4mg ODT tablet as a whole without letting it disintegrate on my tongue. Will it still be effective for my nausea?
A 1 mg. tablet of Granisetron Hydrochloride is equal to about how many mgs. of Zofran (ondansetron) for nausea due to chemotherapy?
Zofran (ondansetron) 8 mg twice/da: The standard dose of Granisetron is 2 mg and that of Zofran (ondansetron) ranges from 8 mg to 12 mg once or twice per day (at one time it was as high as 32 mg per day). But with more experience we learned that lower doses work as well but not below 8 mg per day. ...Read more
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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 Really works!!! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
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