ZOFRAN 4 mg. 10 tablets
WHAT ZOFRAN AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?
ZOFRAN belongs to a group of medicines called antiemetics. Some treatments can cause the release of a substance that can cause nausea and vomiting. It blocks the action of the substance and thereby prevents the occurrence of nausea and vomiting.
Your doctor has decided that this medicine is suitable for you and your condition. ZOFRAN prescribing termination of nausea and vomiting after treatment with chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgery.
BEFORE YOU TAKE ZOFRAN TABLETS?
If the answer to any of these questions with "Yes", tell your doctor before you start taking this medicine:
- Are you allergic to ZOFRAN, ondansetron, any of the other ingredients of ZOFRAN tablets or any other antiemetic medicine?
- Have you had delayed passage of the intestine? Do you suffer from severe constipation?
- Are you pregnant? Are you trying to get pregnant?
- Are breast feeding you?
- Do you suffer from liver disease?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you are taking, including those bought without a prescription.
HOW TO TAKE ZOFRAN?
Take your medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. The dose that your doctor prescribes depends on the treatment that you apply. The doctor will recommend how many tablets to take and at what intervals. If you are unsure about something, ask your doctor.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU take more than the recommended dose ZOFRAN TABLETS?
Take ZOFRAN in the dose prescribed by your doctor. If you accidentally take more of the medicine, tell the doctor or call an ambulance.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE YOUR MEDICINE?
Take the tablets as soon as you remember and then continue to the next doses as your doctor recommends.
If you forget to take a dose, but not experienced nausea or vomiting, take your next dose as directed by your doctor.
ZOFRAN tablets does not cause problems in the majority of patients. However, like any other drug, the product can lead to side effects. Some patients may develop an allergic reaction to the drug. If soon after taking ZOFRAN tablets are experiencing any of these symptoms, stop taking the medicine and consult your doctor:
- Sudden wheezing and chest pain or chest tightness;
- Swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, mouth or tongue;
- Skin rash or hives anywhere on the body.
Very rarely the following side effects:
- Disturbances in the movement of the eyes, abnormal muscular rigidity, and tremor spontaneous movement of the body.
Rarely, patients could receive blurred vision and very rarely suffer from temporary blindness that usually resolves in less than 20 minutes.
No need to stop taking the drug, but the next visit, tell your doctor if any of these side effects occurred in you:
- Delays or changes in heart rhythm;
- A feeling of warmth or redness of the skin;
If you must be made blood tests to check liver function, note that this drug may affect the results.