Zofran 2mg/ml Injection 2ml X 5 Vials
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What isÂ Zofran injection?
Zofran helps to relieve nausea and vomiting, especially when associated with the treatment of cancer (chemotherapy). Ondansetron may also be used to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting that occurs after surgery, and occasionally is used to treat severe vomiting during pregnancy. Generic ondansetron injections are not yet available.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual or allergic reaction to ondansetron, granisetron, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What drug(s) may interact with ondansetron?
St. John’s wort
Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What side effects may I notice from receiving ondansetron?
Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:
difficulty breathing, wheezing, shortness of breath
fast or irregular heartbeat
fever and chills
tightness in the chest
skin rash, itching
swelling of the face, tongue, throat, hands and feet
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
constipation or diarrhea
fainting or lightheadedness
Do not take alcohol while on ondansetron treatments.