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Set Nv 2 MG Injection

Manufactured byMapra Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsOndansetron
Description
Set Nv 2 MG Injection is an antiemetic medicine used to treat and prevent nausea and vomiting caused by surgery, cancer medicines (chemotherapy) or radiation therapy. It works by blocking a natural substance called serotonin in the brain that causes nausea and vomiting. This medicine starts to work in 30 minutes. Common side effects of Set Nv 2 MG Injection are constipation, headache and dizziness. Do not use this medicine if you are previously allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have any disease conditions like liver disease, heart failure, slow heartbeats or electrolyte imbalance before using this medicine. Always make sure that Set Nv 2 MG Injection is safe for you to use. Set Nv 2 MG Injection is administered into your vein by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic. Your doctor may administer this ondansetron injection 30 minutes before the start of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. To treat postoperative nausea and vomiting it is administered immediately before the start of surgery or within 2 hours after surgery.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Set Nv 2 MG Injection

  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Fatigue
  • Injection site pain
  • Dizziness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Excessive sweating
  • Hiccups
  • Chills

Uses of Set Nv 2 MG Injection

What is it prescribed for?

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

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The onset of action for ondansetron injection can be observed within 30 minutes after administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The duration of action for ondansetron injection is not clinically determined.
  • 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 for Set Nv 2 MG Injection
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Set Nv 2 MG Injection is relatively safe to use in pregnant women. It is sometimes used to treat nausea and vomiting during the first trimester. But it is known to cause birth defects, particularly heart and kidney defects and therefore should only be used upon your doctor's recommendation.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    It is not known whether Set Nv 2 MG Injection can be used in breastfeeding mothers or not. An alternate medication may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Allergy

Avoid using Set Nv 2 MG Injection if you are previously allergic to it. Allergic reactions to this medicine are rare. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.

Apomorphine

Apomorphine is used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The combined use of Set Nv 2 MG Injection and apomorphine is not recommended due to the risk of lightheadedness, loss of consciousness, and low blood pressure.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Set Nv 2 MG Injection is relatively safe to use in pregnant women. It is sometimes used to treat nausea and vomiting during the first trimester. But it is known to cause birth defects, particularly heart and kidney defects and therefore should only be used upon your doctor's recommendation.

Breast-feeding

It is not known whether Set Nv 2 MG Injection can be used in breastfeeding mothers or not. An alternate medication may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits outweigh the risks.
General warnings

Electrolyte imbalances

Low levels of potassium or magnesium in the blood should be corrected before starting treatment with Set Nv 2 MG Injection.

Serotonin syndrome

Serotonin syndrome is a condition where your body produces too much of a chemical called serotonin. This occurs when you take medicines that cause high levels of serotonin in your body. This chemical helps your brain cells and nerve cells to communicate with each other. But too much serotonin causes extreme nerve cell activity and serious symptoms. Caution should be taken when Set Nv 2 MG Injection is used along with other same class of medications like granisetron, dolasetron, etc., as it may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome.

Overdose

A qualified healthcare professional will administer Set Nv 2 MG Injection therefore the likelihood of an overdose is very low.
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

Disease interactions

QT Prolongation

Set Nv 2 MG Injection may cause a heart rhythm problem called prolonged QT intervals (an electrical heartbeat disturbance) in some patients who are taking heart medications. It may result in fast, rapid, and irregular heartbeats.

Liver Disease

The primary conversion of Set Nv 2 MG Injection to its active form happens in the liver. Therefore patients with liver diseases need special consideration while using Set Nv 2 MG Injection.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Set Nv 2 MG Injection is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine. Ondansetron injection price for ondansetron 2mg/ml injection may vary based on the brands. Each ondansetron ampoule with 4 ml contains 8 mg ondansetron.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Set Nv 2 MG Injection works by blocking a natural substance called serotonin in the brain that causes nausea and vomiting.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antiemetics, 5HT3 receptor antagonists

Schedule

Schedule H

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