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Zofran

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Zofran is prescribed to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy or after surgery. Zofran works by blocking the hormone (serotonin) that causes vomiting.

Zofran is prescribed to treat alcoholism.

Zofran is prescribed for the prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by radiation therapy and chemotherapy for cancer, and, in some cases, to prevent these problems following surgery.

Side Effects.

Zofran side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Slow Heartbeat;
- Shivers;
- Low Blood Pressure;
- Itching;
- Headache;
- Fever;
- Female Reproductive Disorders;
- Fatigue;
- Drowsiness;
- Dizziness;
- Difficulty Urinating;
- Difficulty Breathing;
- Diarrhea;
- Constipation;
- Anxiety;
- Lightheadedness or drowsiness (uncommon);
- Headache;
- Diarrhea or constipation;

If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly.

Very unlikely but report promptly: chest pain. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
Symptoms of an allergic reaction include:
- Trouble breathing;
- Swelling;
- Severe dizziness;
- Rash;
- Itching;

Dosage

Dosage is the same for both regular and orally disintegrating tablets. If you have poor liver function, you should take no more than 8 mg of Zofran per day.

PREVENTION OF NAUSEA AND VOMITING DUE TO CHEMOTHERAPY

Adults and Children 12 Years of Age and Older

The recommended dose of Zofran is one 8-mg tablet or 2 teaspoonfuls of oral solution taken twice a day. The first dose should be taken 30 minutes before the start of treatment. The other dose should be taken 8 hours after the first dose. One 8-mg tablet or 2 teaspoonfuls should be taken twice a day (every 12 hours) for 1 to 2 days after completing chemotherapy.

If the chemotherapy is especially likely to cause nausea and vomiting, the recommended dosage is one 24-mg tablet taken 30 minutes before the treatment.

Children 4 through 11 Years of Age

The recommended dose of Zofran is one 4-mg tablet or 1 teaspoonful of oral solution taken 3 times a day. The first dose should be taken 30 minutes before the start of chemotherapy. The other 2 doses should be taken 4 and 8 hours after the first dose. One 4-mg tablet or 1 teaspoonful should be taken 3 times a day (every 8 hours) for 1 to 2 days after completing chemotherapy.

PREVENTION OF NAUSEA AND VOMITING DUE TO RADIATION THERAPY

Adults

The usual dosage is one 8-mg tablet or 2 teaspoonfuls of oral solution taken 3 times a day. You will take the first dose 1 to 2 hours before therapy; the other intervals will depend on the type of radiation therapy you are receiving.

Children

Zofran has not been prescribed for this purpose in children.

PREVENTION OF NAUSEA AND VOMITING AFTER SURGERY

Adults

The usual dose is two 8-mg tablets or 4 teaspoonfuls of oral solution taken 1 hour before undergoing anesthesia.

Children

Zofran has not been prescribed for this purpose in children.
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