Emitus Syrup 30ml

Vomitting/Emesis Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

EMITUS SYRUP contains Ondansetron which belongs to a group of medicines called Anti-emetics. EMITUS SYRUP is used to prevent nausea and vomiting in children caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery.

Before giving EMITUS SYRUP, to your child, inform your doctor if your child have or had severe constipation, heart problems, liver, kidney problems, imbalance with the levels of salts in your blood, (potassium, sodium, and magnesium) or have been scheduled for any surgery. During the therapy, your doctor would regularly monitor your child’s health to avoid the risk of side effects.

Your doctor will prescribe the right dose and duration depends on the child’s age, body weight and health condition, so stick to the dose, time, and duration prescribed by the doctor.  Minor and temporary side effects may be experienced after the intake of this medicine. These includes headache, flushing and constipation.

Generally, these effects subside once the child’s body adapts to the medicine. However, in case of prolonged or bothersome events, consult your doctor immediately without any delay. Inform your doctor about your child’s complete medical history including any previous episodes of allergies.

USES OF EMITUS SYRUP

  • Used to prevent nausea and vomiting in children caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery

HOW EMITUS SYRUP WORKS

EMITUS SYRUP is a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist (specific chemical receptor), and it works by blocking the action of serotonin, a natural substance that may cause nausea and vomiting.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always give this EMITUS SYRUP to your child as instructed by your doctor. Shake well before use. It is for pediatric use. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depends on your child’s age body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF EMITUS SYRUP

COMMON

  • headache
  • constipation
  • weakness
  • tiredness
  • chills and drowsiness

RARE

Stop giving EMITUS SYRUP and contact your doctor immediately if your child experience any of the following side effects:      

  • severe allergic reaction which may include a red and lumpy skin rash (hives), difficulty with breathing, sudden wheezing, swelling of the face, mouth, lips or eyelids or a high temperature (fever)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Give plenty of water and apply a wet or cold cloth on child’s forehead. Apply pain balm to head to ease off the pain. If there is no improvement in the symptom, contact your doctor.

Constipation:

Give more fiber-rich foods like green leafy vegetables and fruits. Give lots of water. If there is no improvement in the symptom, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not allow your child drive or play outdoors, as EMITUS SYRUP may cause dizziness or blurry vision. Consult your doctor before giving EMITUS SYRUP.

KIDNEY

EMITUS SYRUP should be used with caution if the child has kidney disease. Consult your doctor before giving EMITUS SYRUP.

LIVER

EMITUS SYRUP should be used with caution if the child has liver disease. Consult your doctor before giving EMITUS SYRUP.

ALLERGY

Do not use this EMITUS SYRUP if your child is allergic (hypersensitive) to Ondansetron.

HEART DISEASE

EMITUS SYRUP should be used with caution if your child has any heart disease. If needed, dose will be adjusted accordingly. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Before giving EMITUS SYRUP, inform your doctor if your child had or have:

  • problems with the levels of salts in the blood, such as potassium, sodium, and magnesium
  • severe constipation or gut problems like blockage
  • are intolerant to some sugars (Ex. fructose intolerance)

Use in pediatrics:

Your doctor will prescribe the right dose and frequency depends on your child’s age, body weight and disease condition. Consult your doctor before giving EMITUS SYRUP.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before using EMITUS SYRUP, inform your doctor if your child is taking any of the following medicine:

  • medicines used to treat fits/epilepsy (ex. phenytoin, carbamazepine)
  • medicines used to treat lung infections (ex. rifampicin)
  • tramadol (used to treat severe pain)
  • medicines used to treat heart problems such as abnormal heart beats (anti-arrhythmic   ex. amiodarone)  
  • cancer medicines (ex. doxorubicin, daunorubicin and monoclonal, trastuzumab) 
  • medicines used to treat infections (erythromycin, ketoconazole)

Overdosage:

If your child accidentally takes too much of EMITUS SYRUP, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

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 EMITUS SYRUP at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT EMITUS SYRUP

What EMITUS SYRUP is used for?

EMITUS SYRUP is generally given before any major surgery or before chemotherapy and radiotherapy sessions. In case your child is about to undergo any of the above procedures, the doctor may ask you to give EMITUS SYRUP to your child to prevent vomiting post-procedure.

What if my child takes too much EMITUS SYRUP?

EMITUS SYRUP is unlikely to cause harm if you give an extra dose by mistake. However, you must still tell your child’s doctor immediately.

Can other medicines be given at the same time as EMITUS SYRUP?

EMITUS SYRUP may interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting EMITUS SYRUP. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.

For how long should I give EMITUS SYRUP?

Your doctor might advise you on how long your child should continue to take EMITUS SYRUP. You will need to consult your doctor from time to time to review the child’s treatment and assess the symptoms.

What are the side effects are seen with EMITUS SYRUP?

The most common side effects include EMITUS SYRUP are headache, flushing (feeling of warmth), constipation. Consult your doctor if the above side effects persist for a long time.

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), 16 May 2018 PMID: 29763014. [Updated September 2021] [Accessed on 21st June 2022] https://europepmc.org/article/nbk/nbk499839

3. Apollo Pharma Ltd, Unit 1, Irwell Works, Lower Woodhill Road, Bury, BL8 1AA, UK, PL 14308/0015 [ revised in June 20] [Accessed on 21st June 20221] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6049.pdf

4. Leeford. [Accessed on 21st June 20221] https://www.leeford.in/product/145/vomishield-drops

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    40 g
    Ingredient
    ONDANSETRON 2MG/5ML
    Hsn Code
    30045090
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Emitus Syrup 30ml

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