What Are The Uses Of Ondansetron?
Ondansetron, an antiemetic drug, is used in the treatment of following conditions:
- Prevent nausea and vomiting caused due to cancer chemotherapy/ radiation therapy
- Motion sickness
- Cyclic vomiting syndrome
What Are The Side Effects Of Ondansetron?
The most common side effects of Ondansetron are:
Some severe (but rare) side effects are
- QT prolongation
- Blurred vision
- Light headedness
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Ondansetron?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity towards the drug Ondansetron or any other allergies.
- Liver diseases
- Low amounts of magnesium/potassium levels
- Rapid heart beat
- Serotonin syndrome
- Heart valve diseases