Active Ingredient(s): Ondansetron
FDA Approved: * January 4, 1991
Category: Nausea & Vomiting

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Zofran Overview

Ondansetron, sold under the brand name Zofran among others, is a medication used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery.[4] It is also effective for treating gastroenteritis.[5][6] It can be given by mouth or by injection into a muscle or into a vein.[4] Common side effects include diarrhea, constipation, headache, sleepiness, and itchiness.[4] Serious side effe...

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Methylcobalamin 500 Mg should be taken under what conditions

Under what conditions should one take methylcobalamin 500 mg? What are the benefits and what are the side effects? ## Methylcobalamin is just a nutritional supplement, which is a form of Vitamin B12, it is often given to people that suffer from various types of nerve pain, because a deficiency in this has been shown to contribute to and aggravate such conditions. As a supplement, the side effect profile for it has not been studied as is done for actual drugs, but some people have reported some nausea, after taking it. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## I have been diagnosed with Vitamin B12 Deficiency, :P Anemia..... I tried the injections but had so many side effects. Does anyone know if taking this B12 medication has the same effect as the injections, I am worri...

Zofran Shelf Life

What is the Zofran Shelf Life ## "Zofran (ondansetron) tablets have good stability, and have a shelf life of 2 years when stored below 30 degrees C." Referenced from: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2533901 I hope this helps to answer your question! ## Is that 2 years from the time the Zofran was manufactured, or from the date received? There is no indication on my Rx bottle of the date it was manufactured. ## The expiration date is set from the date of manufacture. It's nerarly impossible to know if you have short dated drugs unless you ask the pharmacy what the expiration is when they dispense it. ## I have nausa meds that expired 12/2016. Are they still ok to take? ## What is the shelf life of Zofran/Ondansetron after it has been opened ## I purchased zofran/ondansetron 8 mg in d...


for sever nausea ## Where you perhaps wanting to ask about Zofran? It contains the active ingredient Ondansetron, which is used to treat, or prevent nausea, and vomiting. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including dizziness, dry mouth, drowsiness, and headache. Can you please double check the name and post back? Thank you!

small round white pill 233 on one side blank the other

Its Zofran /or the generic version Ondanstron. Its for nausea and used to treat Hyperemesis, or in laymans terms : It fixes nonstop puking. ## This cannot be verified, because the Ondansetron tablet that uses the 233 on it also has a 93 or TEVA on the opposite side. I cannot find anything that matches this description of just having a 233 on it. However, I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you. Does anyone else recognize this tablet? ## A small white pill with just 233 on it is a 5miligram roxicodone, or oxycodone, it's a pain pill sort of like percocet but with no acetaminophen. ## Oxy, roxys 15's and 30's with no acetaminophen. Ok? ## I found the same thing. It is an oxycodone 5 mg tablet. Manufactured by Sun pharmaceuticals.

Is Zofran a narcotic?

Someone I know was having a bout of nausea and diarrhea. So she went to a hospital and was given Zofran! Is this a narcotic? ## No, it is used to treat or prevent nausea, and vomiting. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including dizziness, drowsiness, and dry mouth. Did it help her? ## My client is on daily methadone. The combination of Zofran and methadone can change a QT screening, which can be very harmful.

how to stop heaving on liquid amox tr k clv

had 3 fundoplications and gastroparesis and recurrent sibo gone wrong; heaving on antibiotic; how to stop gut infection and quiet my destroyed insides?; can't keep anything in. ## Hello, Nanc! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problems you've had. Have you tried taking it with food and not on an empty stomach? That can sometimes help stop the nausea, even if it's just a light snack. The FDA lists the other typical side effects of this medication as possibly including dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Have you consulted your doctor? They may be able to prescribed something to help the nausea. ## Docs have no answers for my heaving other than Zofran and quite honestly docs kill mame and destroy daily and then go after your money ruthlessly. I li...

Generic Zofran

I took a pill from my Zofran bottle. It was generic. I've not taken this before. I looked at it before I took it. Then I looked at the others in the bottle and realized the one I took didn't look the same. Of course it's gone now so I don't know numbers but it had the markings on one side to split 4 ways. I don't see this one in the pictures. Could I have taken something different? I'm concerned that I don't know what I took. ## Without seeing the pill and knowing the markings, I can't be certain. However, it was most likely just another generic for Zofran. It is very common for a pharmacy to add in a couple from a different manufacturer, if they are a couple short on filling your fill prescription. You can ask them, they'll be able to tell you. The F...

is zofran a benzodiazepene

I take methadone and thats it. Sometimes I take 8mg of zofran for bad nausea, but I my lab work keeps showing benzo and I dont understand why. Could someone tell me so I can show the clinic that I do not take benzos please? ## Is it true or not that (Ondansetron) Zofran 4mg has any type of Benzodiazepines? Yes or No????? Would live to have a relpy. Thank you. ## No, Zofran (Ondansetron) is not considered a benzodiazepene. According to the NIH "Ondansetron is in a class of medications called serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of serotonin ..." I hope this helps! As to the original question, if you are taking different medications I'd bring in proof of your prescriptions before the lab work is done and they should be able to factor in any err...

Is Zofran considered a narcotic?

I have a sister who was given Zofran through an iv during labor and they said that their baby now has narcotics in her system. Is Zofran considered to be a narcotic? ## concerned no Zofran is not a narcotic , its for nausea. they may have given her something for pain in her iv, but they wont give her anything that would harm the baby, ## I was just wondering it would not happen to have any in epidural would it? I know that epidurals are the most commonly used when in labor to decrease or stop the pain. that wouldn't be it would it? ## concerned once they start the epidural there should be no need for pain meds, unless they gave it to her before the epidural was started, which its still ok .they wont give anything to hurt the baby. lots of stuff going on shes having a baby! ask your ...

Potassium Cl Er 10 Meq Capsule medicine

I am currently taking Potassium CL ER MEQ TABLWAT. my potassium level was 2.5. so my doc called me and told me to take 2 of these pills aday. My question is how much potassium is in each pill that I take. And what other vegtables would you recomomend for me to add to my doet. I have food alergies to tomatoes, green peppers, onions, garlic, green beans. and lettuce gives me a really bad stomach ach when i eat it. So how can you help me? Doc took more blood today to see where my levels are at. Im tirred of getting all puffy and swelly because of this imbalance. thank you for your time. I look forward to hearing from you! ## Based on research I've gathered, the tablets you are referring to appear to come in doses of 8 meq, 10 meq, or 20 meq. The pills should be one of those doses, but ...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Film: 4mg, 8mg
  • Injection: 0.64mg/ml, 2mg, 2mg/ml, 32mg/50ml, 4mg/2ml, 8mg/50ml + 32mg/50ml
  • Solution: 4m/5ml, 4mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 16mg, 24mg, 4mg, 8mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrated: 4mg, 8mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating: 16mg, 24mg, 4mg, 8mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Zofran: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0675 Zofran 4 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0676 Zofran 8 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0173-0442 Zofran 2 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0446 Zofran 4 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0447 Zofran (As Ondansetron Hydrochloride Dihydrate) 8 mg Oral Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0489 Zofran 4 mg/5ml Oral Solution by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0569 Zofran Odt 4 mg Disintegrating Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 0173-0570 Zofran Odt 8 mg Disintegrating Tablet by Glaxosmithkline LLC
  • 49349-858 Zofran Odt 8 mg Disintegrating Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 55154-1132 Zofran 4 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health

Other drugs which contain Ondansetron or a similar ingredient: (5 results)