Ondansetron is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Ondansetron is in a class of medications called serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of serotonin, a natural substance that may cause nausea and vomiting.
Ondanic 4 Orally Disintegrating Tablet is an antiemetic medicine commonly used to control nausea and vomiting due to certain medical conditions like stomach upset. It is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused due to any surgery, cancer drug therapy, or radiotherapy.
Ondanic 4 Orally Disintegrating Tablet may be used alone or with other medications and can be taken with or without food. Your doctor will suggest the appropriate dose depending on what you are taking it for. The first dose is normally taken before the start of surgery, chemotherapy, or radiotherapy. After these treatments, take any further doses as prescribed by your doctor (normally only for a few days at most). Take it regularly at the same time(s) each day to get the most benefit. Be careful not to take too much.
This medicine does not relieve other side effects associated with cancer treatments. Also, it has little effect on vomiting caused by motion sickness. The most common side effects of taking this medicine include headache, diarrhea, or constipation and feeling tired. These symptoms should disappear when you stop taking the medicine. However, if these side effects bother you or do not go away, your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have heart or liver problems or a blockage in your stomach or intestines. Also, tell your doctor about any other medicines you might be taking, especially medicines to treat epilepsy, heart problems, cancer, and depression. These may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask for advice from your doctor.
USES OF ONDANIC TABLET DT
- Treatment of Nausea
- Treatment of Vomiting
BENEFITS OF ONDANIC TABLET DT
In Treatment of Nausea
SIDE EFFECTS OF ONDANIC TABLET DT
Common side effects of Ondanic
HOW TO USE ONDANIC TABLET DT
HOW ONDANIC TABLET DT WORKS
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease. Limited information is available in patients taking this medicine for more than one day.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE ONDANIC TABLET DT?
If you miss a dose of Ondanic 4 Orally Disintegrating Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
- You have been prescribed Ondanic 4 Orally Disintegrating Tablet for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused after surgery or due to chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
- It is fast-acting and starts working within 30 minutes.
- If you vomit within one hour of taking a dose, take another dose.
- Avoid heavy meals and try eating small nourishing snacks throughout the day. Also, sip water regularly to help avoid dehydration.