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ONDIRON 2MG DROPS contains Ondansetron which belongs to a group of medicines called Anti-emetics. ONDIRON 2MG DROPS is used to prevent nausea and vomiting in children caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery.
Before giving ONDIRON 2MG DROPS, 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.
ONDIRON 2MG DROPS 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.
Always give this ONDIRON 2MG DROPS 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.
Stop giving ONDIRON 2MG DROPS and contact your doctor immediately if your child experience any of the following side effects:
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.
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.
Do not allow your child drive or play outdoors, as ONDIRON 2MG DROPS may cause dizziness or blurry vision. Consult your doctor before giving ONDIRON 2MG DROPS.
ONDIRON 2MG DROPS should be used with caution if the child has kidney disease. Consult your doctor before giving ONDIRON 2MG DROPS.
ONDIRON 2MG DROPS should be used with caution if the child has liver disease. Consult your doctor before giving ONDIRON 2MG DROPS.
Do not use ONDIRON 2MG DROPS if your child is allergic (hypersensitive) to Ondansetron or any other ingredients of this medicine.
ONDIRON 2MG DROPS should be used with caution if your child has any heart disease. If needed, dose will be adjusted accordingly. Consult your doctor for advice.
Before giving ONDIRON 2MG DROPS, inform your doctor if your child had or have:
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 ONDIRON 2MG DROPS.
A. Drug-Drug Interactions:
Before using ONDIRON 2MG DROPS, inform your doctor if your child is taking any of the following medicine:
If your child accidentally takes too much of ONDIRON 2MG DROPS, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.
|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|
Q: What ONDIRON 2MG DROPS is used for?
A: ONDIRON 2MG DROPS 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 ONDIRON 2MG DROPS to your child to prevent vomiting post-procedure.
Q: What if my child takes too much ONDIRON 2MG DROPS?
A: ONDIRON 2MG DROPS is unlikely to cause harm if you give an extra dose by mistake. However, you must still tell your child’s doctor immediately.
Q: Can other medicines be given at the same time as ONDIRON 2MG DROPS?
A: ONDIRON 2MG DROPS may interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting ONDIRON 2MG DROPS. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.
Q: For how long should I give ONDIRON 2MG DROPS?
A: Your doctor might advise you on how long your child should continue to take ONDIRON 2MG DROPS. You will need to consult your doctor from time to time to review the child’s treatment and assess the symptoms.
Q: What are the side effects are seen with ONDIRON 2MG DROPS?
A: The most common side effects include ONDIRON 2MG DROPS are headache, flushing (feeling of warmth), constipation. Consult your doctor if the above side effects persist for a long time.
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