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What do you need to know about Zofran?
Zofran: 6 things you should know 1 How it works. Zofran is a brand (trade) name for ondansetron. 2 Upsides. Effective for the prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy,… 3 Downsides. Tiredness, a headache, drowsiness, dizziness, constipation, flushing, itching,… 4 Bottom Line. Zofran relieves and prevents nausea…
When should I take Zofran for nausea?
When used to prevent nausea associated with radiotherapy, Zofran is usually taken one-to-two hours before radiotherapy. When used to prevent nausea associated with surgery, Zofran is usually taken one hour before anesthesia. The dose of Zofran orally disintegrating tablets is the same as Zofran solution.
How does Zofran (ondansetron) work?
How it works. Zofran is a brand (trade) name for ondansetron. Ondansetron treats and prevents nausea and vomiting by an unknown mechanism, possibly by a direct effect on the CTZ (the area of the brain associated with vomiting), the vagus nerve or both.
Is Zofran safe for children with the stomach flu?
It is no secret that constant vomiting will disrupt much needed sleep when ill. If your child is given Zofran, when hit with the stomach flu, not only will they be more comfortable, but they will be able to rest easier, and possibly sleep more.