Emeset 8 MG Injection

Manufactured byCipla Ltd.
ContainsOndansetron
Description

Emeset 8 MG Injection is antiemetic drug used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy and radiation therapy. It works by blocking the action of a chemical substance that causes nausea and vomiting. The most common side effects are constipation and headache.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Emeset 8 MG Injection

  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Fatigue
  • Painful urination
  • Fever
  • Dry mouth
  • Anxiety

Uses of Emeset 8 MG Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting
  • Post operative nausea and vomiting
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The peak effect of Emeset 8 MG Injection can be observed within 30 minutes for Intravenous and 2 hours for the tablet.
  • Duration of effect
    This medicine is excreted primarily in urine and the effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 12 to 28 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    Use of Emeset 8 MG Injection is not recommended in pregnant women.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    No clear data is available whether Emeset 8 MG Injection is excreted through human breast milk. So, use of this drug is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

Allergy

Avoid if the patient has a known allergy to Emeset 8 MG Injection.

Apomorphine

Avoid using Emeset 8 MG Injection with Emeset 8 MG Injection as it increases the risk of lightheadedness and loss of consciousness.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Use of Emeset 8 MG Injection is not recommended in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

No clear data is available whether Emeset 8 MG Injection is excreted through human breast milk. So, use of this drug is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
General warnings

Hypersentivity

Avoid if the patient has a known allergy to Emeset 8 MG Injection.

Liver disease

Avoid using if the patient is having any liver disease as there are reports of Emeset 8 MG Injection increasing patient's liver enzymes.

Paediatics

Avoid using in children who are younger than 4 years.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Amitriptyline

Carbamazepine

Phenytoin

Amiodarone

Apomorphine

Cyclophosphamide

Disease interactions

QT Prolongation

Details of any heart disease, family history of an arrhythmia or any other drugs that cause QT interval prolongation (eg: Antipsychotics, Arrhythmia drugs) should be reported to the doctor. Regular cardiac function tests are to be performed if the patient is having any heart disease.

Liver Disease

Details of any liver disease (jaundice, hepatitis) or other drugs that may affect the liver (eg: TB drugs, HIV drugs) should be reported to the doctor. Regular liver function tests are to be performed if the patient is having any liver disease.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Emeset 8 MG Injection with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if the patient experiences any undesirable effects.
Miscelleneous

Food timings: Information not available

Administration time: Information not available

Sleep inducing: Information not available

How it works
Emeset 8 MG Injection blocks the action of chemicals (serotonin) in the body that can trigger nausea and vomiting.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antiemetics

Schedule

OTC
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