Is it possible to become addicted to Zofran?

Zofran isn't addictive in and of itself. It contains nothing that should cause addiction. One thing that does happen with many medications, depending upon the psychology of the person taking a medication, is an anxiety or fear of the return of symptoms or condition when they stop taking a medication.
A.

How often can you take a Zofran?

For patients ages 12 and older, the dosage is the same as for adults. For those ages 4 to 11, patients should take a 4-mg tablet or rapidly disintegrating tablet or 5 mL of liquid three times per day. Zofran can be taken with or without food, and patients can continue their normal diet while taking Zofran.
  • How many times can you take Phenergan?

    Dosage for nausea and vomiting. For active nausea and vomiting, the average dose is 25 mg. Between 12.5 mg and 25 mg may be taken again every 4–6 hours, if needed. For preventing nausea and vomiting, the average dose is 25 mg every 4–6 hours as needed.
  • What is ondansetron ODT 4 mg tablet used for?

    ONDANSETRON (on DAN se tron) is used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It is also used to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting after surgery. Similar Brand Name Drugs : Zofran ODT: Oral disintegrating tablet (8mg) | Zofran ODT: Oral disintegrating tablet (4mg)
  • How do you take ondansetron orally disintegrating?

    Self-management
    1. When taking the orally disintegrating tablet out of its package, peel the foil back. Don't try to push the tablet through the foil. This step will help keep the tablet from breaking.
    2. Place the tablet on your tongue. Leave it there for a few seconds to allow it to dissolve, and then swallow.
B.

What are the side effects of Zofran?

Common side effects of Zofran include:
  • diarrhea,
  • headache,
  • fever,
  • lightheadedness,
  • dizziness,
  • weakness,
  • tiredness,
  • drowsiness,
  • What are the side effects of Phenergan?

    Less serious side effects may include:
    • dizziness, drowsiness, anxiety;
    • blurred vision, dry mouth, stuffy nose;
    • ringing in your ears;
    • weight gain, swelling in your hands or feet;
    • impotence, trouble having an orgasm; or.
    • constipation.
  • How many Zofran can you take in a day?

    You may need additional doses up to three times a day during treatment or for a few days after treatment of cancer. For chemotherapy, a typical adult dose of Zofran can range from 16 to 24 mg daily. For radiation therapy, a typical adult dose of Zofran is 24 mg daily.
  • What is the generic name for ondansetron?

    BRAND NAME(S): Zofran. USES: This medication is used alone or with other medications to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drug treatment (chemotherapy) and radiation therapy. It is also used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting after surgery.
C.

What is Zofran 4 mg used for?

This medication is used alone or with other medications to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drug treatment (chemotherapy) and radiation therapy. It is also used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting after surgery. It works by blocking one of the body's natural substances (serotonin) that causes vomiting.
  • How often can you take a Zofran?

    For patients ages 12 and older, the dosage is the same as for adults. For those ages 4 to 11, patients should take a 4-mg tablet or rapidly disintegrating tablet or 5 mL of liquid three times per day. Zofran can be taken with or without food, and patients can continue their normal diet while taking Zofran.
  • What is the drug meclizine for?

    Meclizine is an antihistamine that is used to prevent and treat nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. It may also be used to reduce dizziness and loss of balance (vertigo) caused by inner ear problems.
  • Can Zofran cause birth defects?

    Summary: No evidence has been found to link the anti-nausea drug Zofran to an increased risk of birth defects. In fact, women with the condition who took Zofran reported fewer miscarriages and pregnancy terminations and higher live birth rates than women with extreme morning sickness who did not take the drug.

Updated: 6th October 2019

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