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Doctor insights on: Zofran Prescription

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Can you write a prescription for promethazine w/codeine actavis brand?

Can you write a prescription for promethazine w/codeine actavis brand?

No.... : Writing an rx without seeing a patient is wrong. Doing it for a narcotic can lead to a loss of a dea prescribing rights. ...Read more

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Dr. James Henning
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Ondansetron (Definition)

Ondansetron is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a ...Read more


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Could you take Zofran (ondansetron) with azithromycin (z-pak)?

Could you take Zofran (ondansetron) with azithromycin (z-pak)?

Possible interaction: "Using azithromycin together with ondansetron can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a relatively rare side effect. You may be more susceptible if you have a heart condition called congenital long QT syndrome, other cardiac diseases, conduction abnormalities, or electrolyte disturbances (for example, magnesium or > ...Read more

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Can compazine be given with reglan (metoclopramide)?

Can compazine be given with reglan (metoclopramide)?

Yes: The patient may get a bit sleepy but you can. We did that very often in anesthesia when person was refractory to Compazine then we added Reglan (metoclopramide) iv. ...Read more

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Can emend be effective on its own for vomiting and nausea? I cant tolerate zofran (ondansetron) or zofran (ondansetron) class drugs.

Can emend be effective on its own for vomiting and nausea? I cant tolerate zofran (ondansetron) or zofran (ondansetron) class drugs.

Preventively only: Emend s effective when administered ahead of time to prevent the nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy but isn't effective after the fact. Emend has quite a number of side effects and interactions with other medications. You need to discuss this with your treating physician. ...Read more

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Can you take zofran (ondansetron) when you are taking sertraline 50mg daily. Taking zofran (ondansetron) for stomach flu?

Can you take zofran (ondansetron) when you are taking sertraline 50mg daily. Taking zofran (ondansetron) for stomach flu?

Serotonin syndrome?: Using zofran (ondansetron) and sertraline can cause a condition called serotonin syndrome. But for few doses ,it may not happen. But if encounter confusion, blurry vision, stiffness, fever,tremors, sweating, fast heart rates, high r low BP, nausea, vomiitng,and.cramprs, sleepiness stop the zofran (ondansetron) and contact your PCP immediately as sometimes,even with just few doses itself it can happen ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can i take Zofran with a transderm scop (scopolamine) patch on?

Yes: Both medicines are used for nausea but act in different mechanisms and target nausea of different etiologies. ...Read more

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Does Zofran (ondansetron) work for motion sickness?

Does Zofran (ondansetron) work for motion sickness?

Zofran (ondansetron): No, zofran (ondansetron) does not work for motion sickness well. It is used for treating vomitings. Discuss with your doctor for better option to prevent motion sickness. Good luck ! ...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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Does Vistaril (hydroxyzine) help for Nausea, similar to bendaryl & Promethazine?

Does Vistaril (hydroxyzine) help for Nausea, similar to bendaryl & Promethazine?

Probably not: It is unlikely that Vistaril (hydroxyzine) would noticeably reduce your nausea. But if you get knocked out by its drowsiness effect, you would not be feeling the nausea as much. ...Read more

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Have you prescribed drug levsin (hyoscyamine)?

Have you  prescribed drug levsin (hyoscyamine)?

Yes: Levsin (hyoscyamine) is a antispasmodic which is used to treat crampy type abdominal discomfort often associated with irritable bowel. Common side effects include dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision and constipation. ...Read more

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Is phenergan (promethazine) an antiemetic?

Is phenergan (promethazine) an antiemetic?

Among other things: Phenergan (promethazine) is a phenothiazine (most of the family are anti-psychotics) which is used primarily for its antihistaminic, antiemetic, & sedative effects. Because it also blocks acetylcholine, it can cause dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, difficulty urinating. As a phenothiazine it may cause uncontrollable movement disorders (extrapyramidal reaction). Also a photosensitizer. ...Read more

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Hyoscine butylbromide (buscopan tablets) with paracetamol ok?

Hyoscine butylbromide (buscopan tablets) with paracetamol ok?

Buscopan Plus: Scopolamine butylbromide (buscopan) is an antispasmodic agent used to treat irritable bowel and/or menstrual cramps etc...This med is also available as a combo with paracetamol =buscopan plus, thus has been shown as safe. So if you have buscopan, adding paracetamol in recommended dosage should be ok. Consult doc if you encounter problem. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Zofran (Definition)

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