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Ondansetron

What is Ondansetron?

Ondansetron is a drug used to treat nausea and vomiting.

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my son had loose motion and vomiting today age 10 years weight 26kgs. was advised ondansetron oral solution,
zinc acetate solution,and sorbitol solution. is it correct and what should be the right dosage.
Hello!

Thank you for the query.

The most common reason of such symptoms is viral infection of the gastrointestinal tract. Especially if fever is present.
Ondansetron is an anti-vomiting medicine which should be used with vomiting caused by radiotherapy, chemotherapy or after surgery. In some...
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my husband had shingle's and he can't get over the sick feeling stay's nausaed taking ondansetron 3 times a day now fot 7 weeks we don't know what else to do we have a big trip coming up but he feels so sick
Brief Answer:
further studies needed

Detailed Answer:
It seems your husband needs to be seen by a doctor. Shingles should not cause nausea (however the treatment may cause it). If he is still taking acyclovir (or equivalent medication) that could be the cause of this nausea. If he is no longer...
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my daughter is 8 months along she has been vomiting all night is there any thing she can take for it
Brief Answer:
ondansetron 1mg

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for writing to health care magic.
Vomiting in 8 month old baby can be due to indigestion, viral gastritis.
Try giving her simple foods and continue with breast feeds. Give her oral electrolyte solution like pedialyte in sips every 10 to...
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my daughter 9 yrs, 20kgs is sick she is complaining about headache, vomiting after she eats food, watery stools and sometimes fever from last 6 days. Our dr says it is acute gastroentritis and prescribed junior lanzol, enterogermina and ondansetron for last two days and before completed antinoitic course. blood test proved dengue and malaria negative.
Dear user,

The treatment is simply not on the line, I am afraid to say. Why this combination of drugs? Your daughter may need ondansetron, but not the other two medicines. Dehydration, if present, may cause headache, so please give her extra fluids to correct/prevent the same. It would be helpful...
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Hi I was diagnosed with having a bile reflux this week after an endoscopy looking to find source of my pain below right rib.I have had my gallbladder removed. Doctor has prescribed Ganaton 3x day but I see it is banned in UK/USA. Can you recommend an alternative? Liver enzymes/tests all appear normal. Doctor showed me photos of the bile which came through into my stomach no evidence of ulcer etc in stomach.
Brief Answer:
Metoclopramide/Ondensetron are alternatives

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX

Thanks for your query.

You are suffering from a condition called "Post-Cholecystectomy Dumping syndrome" (PCDS) following gall bladder removal. It is likely to persist lifelong.

Instead of Ganaton, you can take...
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my daugther 2 years and 3 months old vomited 3-4 times in last 1 1/2 hrs.
one of our family friend's doctor suggested to give emeset ondansetron oral solution ip 2mg/5ml (5ml) 3 times a day with no fluid/food for a 30minutes.
Can you please advise.
Hi Dear
Welcome to the HCM,
Dear friend your doctor has done the right thing. medicine recommended is ok.
It should work provided it is used as recommended .
Hope the query is answered.
Thanks
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