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Suggest dosage for Ondem syrup

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Posted on Mon, 18 May 2015
Question: Hi Doctor, my child (6.5 years old) vomited last night. We gave him Ondem syrup 6 ml (Emeset was not available with chemist). Should we continue with the same or switch to Emeset. Also, if we continue, given my child's age, what should be the dosage? Please advise. Thank you, XXXX
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Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani (2 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Ondem and Emeset are same

Detailed Answer:
Hi....

1. Ondem and Emeset are same... Drug us ondanisetron.

2. Dose us 5ml thrice a day, 30 minutes before feeds, if vomiting.

Regards - Dr. Sumanth
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Sumanth Amperayani (8 minutes later)
Doctor, you did not completely answer the query. For how many days should the dose continue?
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Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
You need to give only if vomiting

Detailed Answer:
Hi.....its not about how many days please. Its only symptomatic treatment.

You need to give the medicine only if the kid is vomiting. Otherwise you can avoid it.

Regards - Dr. Sumanth
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: Ondem and Emeset are same Detailed Answer: Hi.... 1. Ondem and Emeset are same... Drug us ondanisetron. 2. Dose us 5ml thrice a day, 30 minutes before feeds, if vomiting. Regards - Dr. Sumanth