Vomidis Injection

Vomidis Injection

Composition:

Ondansetron hydrochloride 2mg

Description:

Ondansetron is one of the highly effective and extremely safe anti-emetic drugs and is largely used during the chemotherapies to treat nausea and vomiting. Ondansetron belongs to the class of 5-HT3 receptor antagonists and is of synthetic origin. This drug works both at central and peripheral levels.

Nausea and vomiting are common problems during chemo- and radiation therapies and these happen because of different drug combinations, prior health conditions, high doses of the drugs, etc. When the body comes in contact with foreign chemicals or irritants, serotonin, a neurotransmitter, triggers nausea in order to expel the chemicals from the body.

5-HT receptors are found in the chemoreceptor trigger zone of the CNS and at the vagal nerve terminals in the intestine of the PNS. Ondansetron specifically acts by blocking these receptors and preventing the vomiting reflux.

Indications:

  • Cancer Chemotherapy-induced emesis
  • Prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting
  • Radiation-induced nausea/vomiting

Dosage and Administration:

This medicine has to be administered under medical supervision only.

Contraindications:

VOMIDIS injection is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity towards its ingredients. It is also contraindicated in patients with low levels of magnesium and potassium in the blood, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, chronic heart failure, severe liver disease, abnormal heart beat and serotonin syndrome.

Adverse effects:

Adverse effects of this medication are diarrhea, headache, fever, lightheadedness, weakness, dizziness, tiredness, drowsiness, constipation, rashes, blurred vision and muscle spasm.

Precautions:

There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to ondansetron administration in nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are nursing, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine.

Presentation:

VOMIDIS injection is available in 10 x 2mL AMP Tray Pack

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Keep the medicines out of the children’s reach. This product is to be stored as recommended. Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Do not use this information in place of a visit, consultation or advice of your healthcare providers.

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