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What're the effects of long term Zofran (ondansetron) use for treating chronic nausea caused by anxiety? Been taking abt 3, 4mg pills per week for 1.5 years already
Hi. I'm not aware of: significant problems reducing and then eliminating Zofran (ondansetron) from your regemen. I would suggest to have an alternative plan to treat the nausea, when it comes. Start tapering by reducing your daily dose in half. Let us know how it goes. Shabbat Shalom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anti-nausea: No. They are for the same medical condition. ...Read more
Is it ok to take meclizine and phenergan (promethazine) together and can I use Zofran for breakthrough nausea?
Caution with meds: This is not a good idea. Using promethazine together with meclizine may increase side effects such as drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, difficulty urinating, abdominal cramping, constipation, rapid heart beat, confusion, etc. All three of those drugs work for nausea -so you must be quite miserable. Would check back with your Primary for an optimal schedule. Maybe Zofran (ondansetron) works the best for u? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A prescription, such as Zofran, (ondansetron) is commonly used for chemo and post surgical operations. Are they for use by the general population most times?
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
Is there anything stronger and/or faster than Zofran (ondansetron) odt8mg. Pills for quick use when needed for preventing a cyclic vomiting spell?
See below: A higher dose of zofran can cause several side effects. You can, however, alternate zofran with a few other anti-emetics so different types of meds are used, thereby reducing the toxicity but hopefully improving your nausea symptoms. Ask your doctor if it is medically indicated & safe for you. Examples include compazine, reglan, & phenergan (promethazine). ...Read more
Got really nauseous so took Zofran 20min ago. I keep feeling the vomit come up- I use water to wash it down.Will this disrupt metabolization of Zofran?
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 get motion sickness on planes and in cars. I have a Zofran (ondansetron) prescription. Will this work? Should I use something else?
My OB gave Zofran (ondansetron) while pregnant diff doc told me to stop immediately due to its uses for chemo& can cause defects How@risk am I im 12wks used 13pills?
Can use of vaginal progestrone cause nausea and vomiting in pregnancy when already suffering from severe morning sickness compelling to take zofran (ondansetron)?
What med is more effective in controlling nausea/vomiting for norovirus? In the hospital I work in they seem to use Phenergan (promethazine) rather than Zofran. Why?
Phenergan (promethazine): is a little weker but cheaperGet a more detailed answer ›