Emeset Injection 2ml

Vomitting/Emesis Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

EMESET INJECTION contains Ondansetron which belongs to the group of medicines called Anti-emetics. It is used to treat and prevent nausea and vomiting induced by chemotherapy or radiotherapy. EMESET INJECTION is also used after surgeries (operation) to prevent nausea and vomiting.

Before receiving EMESET INJECTION, inform your doctor if you have severe constipation, heart or liver problems, imbalance with the levels of salts in the blood, such as potassium, sodium and magnesium, blockage in the gut or if you have been scheduled for any surgery.

EMESET INJECTION is not recommended for use during pregnancy. This medicine may pass through the breast milk hence it is not recommended during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before receiving this medicine.

Your doctor will administer the right dose of EMESET INJECTION depends on your child’s age, body weight and disease condition. There is limited experience with the use of EMESET INJECTION in elderly patients, consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

The most common side effects of receiving EMESET INJECTION includes headache, flushing and constipation. Consult your doctor if any of these above symptoms gets worse.

USES OF EMESET INJECTION

  • Used to treat and prevent nausea and vomiting induced by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery

HOW EMESET INJECTION WORKS

EMESET INJECTION is a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist (specific chemical receptor) which works by blocking serotonin receptors in CTZ chemoreceptor trigger zone (zone in the brain that is responsible for causing nausea and vomiting).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

EMESET INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse, into a vein as an intravenous infusion, or into the muscles as intramuscular injection. Your doctor will administer the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF EMESET INJECTION

COMMON

  • headache
  • flushing (feeling of warmth)
  • redness or irritation at the injection site
  • constipation

UNCOMMON

  • uncontrolled body movements along with upward rolling movement of the eyeballs
  • fits (seizures)
  • irregular heartbeat (fast or slow)
  • low blood pressure
  • hiccups

RARE

  • visual disturbances like blurred vision
  • effects heart rhythms resulting in feeling light-headedness or loss of consciousness

Stop receiving EMESET INJECTION and contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects:       

  • sudden wheezing, chest pain or tightness
  • swelling of eyelids, face, lips, mouth or tongue
  • skin rash, red spots or lumps under your skin (hives) or anywhere on the body

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Redness or irritation at the injection site:

Apply cold packs to the injection site to reduce pain and irritation. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Headache:

Take rest. Have good amount of sleep. Have a balanced diet at regular intervals. Add more fluids to your diet. Drink plenty of water to replenish water stores.

Constipation:

Eat plenty of fibre rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables, and cereals. Drink water and exercise regularly. Contact your doctor if constipation persists.

Dizziness:

Lie down until the dizziness passes and get up slowly. Do not bend down suddenly. Get a lot of rest. Walk slowly and carefully. Take plenty of fluids. Avoid drinking coffee, alcohol, or smoking. Consult your doctor if the condition persists for long or gets worsened.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

EMESET INJECTION is generally not recommended for use during pregnancy unless considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before receiving EMESET INJECTION.

BREASTFEEDING

EMESET INJECTION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Consult your doctor before receiving EMESET INJECTION.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

EMESET INJECTION is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. But if you feel any side effects like dizziness or blurry vision avoid driving or using machines. Consult your doctor before receiving EMESET INJECTION.

LIVER

EMESET INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor for advice before receiving EMESET INJECTION.

ALLERGY

Do not receive EMESET INJECTION if you are allergic to ondansetron, granisetron or palonosetron or to any other ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

EMESET INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases such as uneven heartbeats (arrhythmias) or congestive heart failure. Consult your doctor before receiving EMESET INJECTION.

OTHERS

Before receiving EMESET INJECTION, inform your doctor if you:

  • have a blockage in your gut
  • suffer from severe constipation
  • have problems with the levels of salts in the blood (such as potassium, sodium and magnesium)
  • are intolerant to some sugars (Ex. lactose intolerance)
  • are having surgery to remove your tonsils

Use in pediatrics:

Your doctor will administer the right dose of EMESET INJECTION depends on your child’s age, body weight and disease condition. Consult your doctor before receiving EMESET INJECTION.

Use in geriatrics:

There is limited experience with the use of EMESET INJECTION in elderly patients, consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before receiving EMESET INJECTION, inform your doctor, if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • apomorphine (used to treat Parkinson’s disease)
  • medicines used to treat epilepsy (Ex. phenytoin, carbamazepine)
  • medicines used to treat lung infections like Tuberculosis (Ex. rifampicin)
  • tramadol, methadone (medicine used to provide relief from pain)
  • medicines used for psychotic disorders (Ex. haloperidol)
  • medicines used to treat heart problems such as abnormal heart beats (Ex. amiodarone) and/or high blood pressure (Ex. atenolol, timolol)
  • cancer medicines (Ex. doxorubicin, daunorubicin, monoclonal, trastuzumab) 
  • erythromycin, ketoconazole (used to treat infections)
  • medicines used to treat depression and anxiety (ex. fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline, fluvoxamine, citalopram, venlafaxine, duloxetine escitalopram)

Overdosage:

Your doctor or nurse will administer the EMESET INJECTION, so it is unlikely to cause overdosage. If you experience any unusual side effects after receiving EMESET INJECTION, consult your doctor immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ondansetron
Pharmacological Category :   Serotonin antagonist
Therapeutic Indication :   Nausea and Vomiting in patients (undergoing chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgery)
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Dispersible Tablet, Syrup, Suspension, Oral strips, Lozenges, Pastille

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep the medicine out of reach in children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT EMESET INJECTION

What EMESET INJECTION is used for?

EMESET INJECTION is used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by medical treatments like chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgery.

For how long I should receive EMESET INJECTION?

Your doctor will advise you on how long you should continue to receive EMESET INJECTION. Consult your doctor from time to time to review your treatment and assess your symptoms.

What happens if I receive more EMESET INJECTION than the required dose?

Your doctor or nurse will administer the medicine, so it is unlikely to cause overdosage. If you experience any unusual side effects after receiving EMESET INJECTION, consult your doctor immediately.

What are the common side effects are seen with EMESET INJECTION?

The most common side effects of receiving EMESET INJECTION are headaches, flushing (feeling of warmth), constipation, redness, or irritation at the injection site.

Is it safe to drive after receiving EMESET INJECTION?

It is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or operate machinery. But if you feel any side effects like dizziness or blurry vision avoid driving or using machines. Consult your doctor before receiving EMESET INJECTION.

REFERENCES

1.  KD. Tripathi. Section 11, Gastrointestinal Drugs. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 661.

2. Alexandria Griddine, Jeffery S. Bush. Ondansetron Book from Stat Pearls Publishing, Treasure Island (FL), PMID: 29763014. [Revised May 2022] [Accessed on 21st June 2022] https://europepmc.org/article/nbk/nbk499839

3. Accord Healthcare Limited, Sage House, 319 Pinner Road, North Harrow HA1 4HF, Middlesex, United Kingdom Accord Healthcare Polska. Lutomierska 50,95-200 Pabianice, Poland. Accord Healthcare B.V., Winthontlaan 200, 3526 KV Utrecht, The Netherlands. [Revised February 2022] [Accessed on 21st June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6049.pdf

4. Drugs. CDSCO. [Accessed on 21st June 2022] https://cdscoonline.gov.in/CDSCO/Drugs

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    10 g
    Ingredient
    ONDANSETRON 4MG
    Hsn Code
    30049035
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Emeset Injection 2ml

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