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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.
Am 8wks preg. Had bad nausea till last night. Today nothing. Is it normal to come and go? I haven't taken prescribed zofran (ondansetron).
Dr prescribed Zofran and reglan (metoclopramide) for 10 yr old. Reglan (metoclopramide) has blackbox warning. Don't want to use it. What are the alternatives. Zofran not working alone.
Many options, but: You should talk to your pcp and explain your concern(s). There re many antiemetics available. However, to take this type of medication without medical history is under-standard of care. Example: Promethazine is a great antiemetic, but is contraindicated inchildren with liver disease. The medication interaction is a factor to consider. Hope it helps. ...Read more
My husband took my 4 year old daughter to the ER yesterday, explained that she vomited dark green bile. They put her on an IV, prescribed her Zofran (ondansetron)?
And your question ?: Without examining your daughter (which the ER doctor no doubt did) or having access to her ER database, we can't second-guess the ER physician's approach to her care. Please arrange for follow-up with her pediatrician ASAP. ...Read more
My husband took my 4 year old daughter to the ER yesterday, explained that she vomited dark green bile. They put her on an IV & prescribed her Zofran (ondansetron)?
For nausea/hydration: IV fluid is given when vomiting has been severe enough to cause dehydration. Zofran (ondansetron) is used to treat nausea. Usually with children, vomiting is caused by a short-lived viral illness or simple stomach upset which will get better on its own. If she continues to vomit and/or starts to have stomach pain, see your pediatrician at once. ...Read more
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?
Can I take 100mg Zoloft, 75mg Wellbutrin, (bupropion) 5mg Valium, 10mg Zocor, and 8mg Zofran on the same day (all prescribed to me)? Should I space the doses out?
Interaction possible: Both Zofran (ondansetron) and Zoloft (sertraline) increase QTc interval of the cardiogram, and both can increase the serotonin effect. These effects may be problematic for some people. Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Zoloft can increase each others' levels which may be problematic. Best to discuss with your prescriber, especially if you experience significant side effects. Best regards for relief. ...Read more
Dr prescribed propranolol 20mg for BP & high heart rate. also take .5 mg Xanax (alprazolam) 2x daily is it ok to take 4 mg Zofran if propranolol makes me nauseous?
I'm 15 Weeks Pregnant And Have Been Prescribed Reglan (metoclopramide) And Zofran Odt At Different Periods. Is It Safe To Alternate The Two If One Isn't Working?
Yes: I assume you mean trying one then waiting and trying the other? This is fine but be sure to follow the hourly dosing as written on the prescription bottle. ...Read more