Ondansetron Oral Solution 4Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ondansetron: Oral solution (4mg)

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What is this Medicine?

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: Oral solution (4mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ondansetron: Oral solution(4mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Ondansetron Hydrochloride 4mg/5ml Solution

NDC: 000540064
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Radiation-induced Nausea/vomiting Prophylaxis, Post-operative Nausea/vomiting (PONV) Prophylaxis, Chemotherapy-induced Nausea/vomiting Prophylaxis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ethanol Dependence, Pruritus, Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Pregnancy-induced Nausea/vomiting, Gastroenteritis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store in carton
Store upright
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Ondansetron Hydrochloride 4mg/5ml Solution

Reported Side Effects for Ondansetron Hydrochloride 4mg/5ml Solution

Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Nervousness Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Distressed Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
2.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Retaining Urine Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
4.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Constipation Incidence:
6.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
8.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
9.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
9.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
9.0-27.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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