Without a Prescription
Belonging to the antiemetic category of drugs. Ondansetron is well known for treating post surgery symptoms like nausea. Ondansetron
can also be effective on cancer patients suffering from nausea after undergoing chemotherapy. Ondansetron blocks and restricts
the activities of the chemicals that cause nausea and vomiting. Available in the market from the early eighties, Ondansetron
has really made it easier for cancer patients to endure chemotherapy drugs. Ondansetron is the only oral antiemetic approved by
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for preventing nausea relating to surgery and chemotherapy.
Intake of Ondansetron may lead to grave side effects like:
- Closed throat;
- Irregular heartbeats;
- Muscle cramps or uncontrollable movements;
- Respiratory problems;
- Swollen lips;
As soon you feel any of the above-mentioned symptoms appearing, stop taking Ondansetron right then, as the consequences can be
fatal. These side effects, although serious, are rarely found.
Users of Ondansetron are often found to experience side effects like:
Remember not to ignore any of the side effects and take medical aid as and whenever required.
In some countries Ondansetron may also be known as: