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Ond 2 MG Liquid

Manufactured byBestochem Formulations (India) Ltd.
ContainsOndansetron
Description

Ond 2 MG Liquid is an antiemetic agent used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy and radiation therapy. It is also used to treat nausea and vomiting in post-operative patients.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ond 2 MG Liquid

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

Uses of Ond 2 MG Liquid

What is it prescribed for?

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

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ondansetron or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Apomorphine

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who are concomitantly taking apomorphine due to the increased risk of lightheadedness and loss of consciousness.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an 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

Cyclophosphamide

Disease interactions

QT Prolongation

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with prolonged QT due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Regular monitoring of electrolyte levels and kidney function tests are necessary while taking this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take/Administer this medicine as instructed by your doctor. Do not take/administer in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine blocks the action of chemicals (serotonin) in the body that can trigger nausea and vomiting.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

5HT3 receptor antagonists

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 28 April 2020]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.9704.pdf

Ondansetron Oral Solution, USP 4 MG/5 ML [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 28 April 2020]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/fda/fdaDrugXsl.cfm?setid=7a3c9566-1847-4867-b528-0e91fb8bab94&type=display

Ondansetron - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 28 April 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00904

Ondansetron [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 28 April 2020]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Ondansetron
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