Would sublingual Zofran (ondansetron) work for the severe vomiting from norovirus?

It should along with. Iv hydration, electrolyte supplementation etc. If the sublingual form doesn't help, there's always the IV route. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/children/norovirus-symptoms-and-treatment?Page=1.

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25 wk pregnant on Zofran (ondansetron) 4 stomach flu haven't vomited but have severe ddiahra is that normal? And I can't eat

Yes and No. It's normal to have the symptoms you are having when you have the stomach flu. If you are able to keep liquids down, then you just have to let the diarrhea pass, don't take any medication for the diarrhea. If you cannot keep liquids down (juice, water, etc.) then you need to go to urgent care or doctor for IV fluids. Very easy to get dehydrated when pregnant. If blood in diarrhea --> see doc. Read more...

I live in Sweden and My doctor gave me zofran (ondansetron) to take when I get the stomach flu to take away vomiting. Do zofran (ondansetron) help? Scared of vomit, panic!

Good for vomiting. If you are questioning the efficacy of Zofran (ondansetron) for vomiting, I can tell you that it's very good for that. What I don't approve of is the indiscriminate treatment of vomiting or nausea without a doctor's close supervision. Vomiting is a symptom, which can be caused by many diagnoses. Treating a symptom without knowing the diagnosis can lead to trouble. Read more...

5"1, 97lb female how much Zofran (ondansetron) should be taken at the onset of a stomach virus to prevent vomiting? Nausea not as imp main goals to prevent vomiting

As prescribed. Always take medications as prescribed by doctor. Your pharmacist can also chime in. Zofran (ondansetron) is an antiemetic. Check out http://www.drugs.com/dosage/zofran.html. Dosing regimens differ depending upon known cause but 8mg every 8hrs as needed is noted at www.epocrates.com for nausea/vomiting related to gastroenteritis. Read more...

Probably a dumb question, but I take two doses of ODT Zofran (ondansetron) daily due to disease and nausea. Does this help protect me from vomiting from stomach flu?

Not Dumb! It helps. Zofran (ondansetron) helps with nausea and vomiting from many causes. So if you are taking it for chronic nausea, it will also affect the nausea from an acute gastroenteritis (stomach bug). It's a good question! Zofran (ondansetron) treats symptoms: nausea and vomiting, not the cause of them. These symptoms can have many causes, which Zofran (ondansetron) does not correct. Read more...