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.

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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
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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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18, 5'5, I just got out of the hospital because I was dehydrated and they put me on a nausea medication called pms-ondansetron, as well as an antibiotic for a bladder infenction called, ciprofloxacin. I was just wondering if it would be a terrible idea to smoke marijana while taking these medications?
Not a bit on cipro. no interaction. It is a stretch to say there is an interaction with odansetron. Cipro is pretty inert to people and mainly hits germs. There is a little interaction with the liver ability to metabolize drugs. It is small and unlikely to interact with marijuana much. Odansetron...
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I was just prescribed Ondansetron for nausea caused by gastro intestinal issues, but I got concerned when I saw it has an effect on brain chemistry like serotonin HT5 something. Does this effect brain chemistry?
If so, are these temporary and resume to normal when stopping the medication?

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Question : Does this effect brain chemistry?
Answer : Yes. It prevents vomiting by affecting brain chemistry. Without...
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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:
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.
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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:

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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I 'm 40 yr house wife. I have two kids, youngest one being 1 yrs and 5 months, still drinks my milk.
Lately from last two days...I'm having vomiting with body pains and headaches, bitterness in my mouth.

To provide some details, I hadn't slept properly past 2 days as my kid was unwell.

I do have Thyroid and Diabetes since my pregnancy days. However, last week report shows is Doctor has reduced by dose to Thyronorm 25 Mg once a day and reclide 20 Mg..once a day.

Blood Pressure during Last Saturday visit was : 70/100

TSH - 0.001
Diabetes Fasting 107 and Post Fasting 127.

Vomited a couple of times today.

Please advise?

Regards, XXXXXXX

Thank you for posting a query.

Firstly, your symptoms indicate indigestion, increased acid secretion in stomach due to excessive tension. It may also be due to migraine. Your reports are quite satisfactory.

Now, what you have to do is to take pantoprazole group of drug along with an...
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