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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

Dr. James Henning
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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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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 you take Zofran (ondansetron) 8 Mg and Atarax 50 Mg and Norco 10/325 Together. ?

Can you take Zofran (ondansetron) 8 Mg and Atarax 50 Mg and Norco 10/325 Together. ?

Bettet not: Check with your doctor, norco and zofran (ondansetron) might cause irregular heart beats, atarax and norco would cause CNS depression, exercise caution with multiple medications ...Read more

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Enbrel (etanercept) 50 mg sq x 3 months for RA + psoriasis. Very little improvement. Any downside to increasing to enbrel (etanercept) 50 mg sq twice weekly? Mtx not tolerated.

Enbrel (etanercept) 50 mg sq x 3 months for RA + psoriasis. Very little improvement. Any downside to increasing to enbrel (etanercept) 50 mg sq twice weekly? Mtx not tolerated.

No real downside: Tnf inhibitors like Enbrel don't increase in toxicity like other meds do. Increasing the dose to 50mg twice weekly is a good idea.But, if you don't also take methotrexate, for any reason, you will be more likely to develop antibodies against the Enbrel and neutralize it--causing it to lose most or all effectiveness.If increasing Enbrel does not work, consider another med like Humira or remicade (infliximab). ...Read more

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Starting out on Prozac (20mg daily), Zofran(8mg,twice daily), and Cyclizine (before bed) for gastroparesis, thoughts? Reglan (metoclopramide) didn't work out.

Starting out on Prozac (20mg daily), Zofran(8mg,twice daily), and Cyclizine (before bed) for gastroparesis, thoughts? Reglan (metoclopramide) didn't work out.

Follow GI suggestion: Gastroparesis is difficult to treat,Rx is individualized. Some times Domeperidome ( not available in US, but available in Canada) works. Ginger tea and chewing dry salted Ginger may help Nausea. ...Read more

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Zofran (ondansetron) and excessive drowziness?

Yes: If your question is: "can zofran (ondansetron) cause excessive drowsiness?", the answer is yes. This is especially true for those patients over age 65 or for those taking other medications. ...Read more

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Can weekly methotrexate injections cause bad daily nausea & indigestion starting months after tolerating injections well? I'm on 1 mg folic acid/day.

Can weekly methotrexate injections cause  bad daily nausea & indigestion starting months after tolerating injections well? I'm on 1 mg folic acid/day.

See below: That would be unusual that this is occuring this late unless you have recently had your dose of Methotrexate increased. It could be also other things occuring. Discuss with your rheumatologist. ...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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Is metoclopramide 10 mg safe for nausia?

Is metoclopramide 10 mg safe for nausia?

Anti-nausea : Metoclopramide is an anti-nausea medication. I am not sure why you are asking this question about this very commonly used medicine for nausea. ...Read more

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Bacofen 10 mg twice daily and Nortryptilline 25 mg daily , and Feosol (ferrous sulfate) ,can cause severe weight loss? 22 pounds

Bacofen 10 mg twice daily and Nortryptilline 25 mg daily , and Feosol (ferrous sulfate) ,can cause severe weight loss?  22 pounds

Not specifically.: Baclofen is a muscle relaxant, Nortriptyline is an antidepressant and Feosol (ferrous sulfate) is for anemia. I believe that your depression maybe causing your weight loss and you need to go back to your doctor to have your medication adjusted. ...Read more

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Daughter vomiting after 2 doses of 5mg Lexapro, taken with Xanax (alprazolam) & Zantac?Taking Xanax (alprazolam) &added Zantac last Wed. took LP 2x & vomiting.Anti-nausea drug?

Daughter vomiting after 2 doses of 5mg Lexapro, taken with Xanax (alprazolam) & Zantac?Taking Xanax (alprazolam) &added Zantac last Wed. took LP 2x & vomiting.Anti-nausea drug?

See doc: Since there is no age or indication given for this combination of drugs, it is impossible to give any meaningful advice. Since lexapro , zantac ,and xanax (alprazolam) are not absolutely essential to sustain life, one needs to find out whether the vomiting is from one of the drugs or a drug interaction. Need to consult doctor re. substitutes and not anti-nausea drug to counter a drug side effect. ...Read more

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When giving Flagyl to a po 5yo tid, how should doses be spaced? Given with food? Empty stomach? Ok with milk/calcium? Ok with iron? Ok with prevacid (lansoprazole)?

When giving Flagyl to a po 5yo tid, how should doses be spaced? Given with food? Empty stomach? Ok with milk/calcium? Ok with iron? Ok with prevacid (lansoprazole)?

Flagyl directions: Give it on arising in the morning and at bedtime at night .The third dose can be given mid afternoon. It can be given with or without food.It can be given with milk or water. ...Read more

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Safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache? Taking lantus, celexa 20mg and Lorazapam .25 2-3x prn (tapering) Thanks

Safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache? Taking lantus, celexa 20mg and Lorazapam .25 2-3x prn (tapering)
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Usually Yes...: For some people Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help with muscle tension headaches. Don't take more than 2 grams (3 max) per day since that can cause liver damage. If your headache doesn't get better or changes then talk to your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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