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Is Zofran (ondansetron) ok to take occasionally with Prozac? I know Zofran (ondansetron) works via seratonin so wondering if it would mess with action of ssri

Is Zofran (ondansetron) ok to take occasionally with Prozac? I know Zofran (ondansetron) works via seratonin so wondering if it would mess with action of ssri

Usually OK: The medications won't lose their effect, but there is a risk of serotonin syndrome when you combine serotonin agents. Discontinue both medications and see your doctor, if you develop tremor, agitation, diarrhea, or seizures. You are not LIKELY to get those effects, but there is some small risk. Avoid tramadol (which is another serotonin drug) while on the combination. ...Read more

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Dr. James Henning
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Started feeling nausea like I was gonna a vomit out of nowhere. Took 8mg Zofran 20min ago how long till it works? Havent vomited yet but nauseous.HELP

Started feeling nausea like I was gonna a vomit out of nowhere. Took 8mg Zofran 20min ago how long till it works? Havent vomited yet but nauseous.HELP

Depends on why: Nausea and vomiting in a 20yo female can result from something as simple as an emotional reaction to very serious but rare emergency conditions. If it comes with diarrhea its usually food poisoning or a virus. Without diarrhea could be pregnancy, a UTI*, or other pelvic problem. If there is abdominal or pelvic pain or fever, go to the ER. If your body has good reason to vomit, Zofran wont stop it. ...Read more

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What exactly is Zofran (ondansetron) used for?

What exactly is Zofran (ondansetron) used for?

Nausea/Vomiting: Zofran (ondansetron) is typically used for nausea/vomiting prevention and also chemotherapy-related nausea. I've seen it used for other nausea prevention related purposes too. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get Zofran (ondansetron) otc?

Is it possible to get Zofran (ondansetron) otc?

Prescription item: And, although advertisements for the purchase of this drug without a prescription are plentiful on the internet, caution is strongly advised. It's best to obtain a proper prescription. ...Read more

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Can one take Zofran (ondansetron) 4mg one hour apart?

Can one take Zofran (ondansetron) 4mg one hour apart?

Yes: Yes you can but not to be taken more than a couple of times per day. The better option is finding out the root cause for your nausea and correcting that so that you no longer need the zofran (ondansetron). ...Read more

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Can children take motric and Zofran (ondansetron) together?

Motrin? Yes, maybe: Zofran prevents vomiting, and Motrin treats fever and pain, so technically they can be taken together. However, Motrin can irritate an already sensitive stomach, so i personally would use tylenol (acetaminophen) in a patient who needs zofran. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I am taking Zofran (ondansetron) can I eat a grapefruit?

No interactions were: noted using the Drugs.Com drug interaction checker - but that is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occur. ...Read more

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Zofran dissolvable oral expired May 2015. Still effective if I take it now?

Zofran dissolvable oral expired May 2015. Still effective if I take it now?

Yes: http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/drug-expiration-dates-do-they-mean-anything

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How many 4mg Zofran (ondansetron) can I take in 24 hours? I have taken 4-5 daily.. Well every 4-6 hours.

Safe: If you are not having any side effects, that is fine. In cancer patients, very high doses are used safely, and 8mg every 6hrs is not uncommonly prescribed. If having persistent symptoms, may benefit from discussion w/your dr and /or GI evaluation. ...Read more

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