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Emefilm 4mg Strip Of 30 Orally Disintegrating Strip

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30 Orally Disintegrating Strip(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip is used to control nausea and vomiting. It contains ondansetron, and it belongs to a class of antiemetic medicines. It works by blocking the action of the natural h...
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ContainsOndansetron(4.0 Mg)
UsesNausea and vomiting
Side effectsHeadache, constipation, sensation of warmth, flushing, hiccups
ClassificationANTI-EMETIC
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Uses of Emefilm 4 MG

Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip is used to prevent and manage nausea and vomiting induced due to chemotherapy and radiotherapy. It is also used to relieve symptoms of nausea and vomiting before an...
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Contraindications of Emefilm 4 MG

  • If you are allergic to ondansetron or any of the other ingredients of Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip.
  • If you are consuming a medicine called Apomorphine, which is used to treat the loss of muscle control and muscle stiffness in Parkinson's disease.

Side effects of Emefilm 4 MG

  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Hiccups
  • Low blood pressure
  • Sensation of warmth
  • Fits
  • Flushing

Precautions and Warnings of Emefilm 4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip during pregnancy?
A:
Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip must not be used during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester of pregnancy as it can induce the risk of a baby being born with cleft lip and/or cleft palate (splits in the upper lip). If you are pregnant or think you may be or are planning for a baby, then you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine. Women of childbearing age should use birth control measures while taking this medicine to avoid pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine gets absorbed into the human milk and could harm the breastfed baby. Consult the doctor before taking this medicine during lactation.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip?
A:
Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip does not affect your driving ability. In case you experience visual disturbances and drowsiness after taking this medicine, then avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip?
A:
There is limited information about the interaction of Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip with alcohol, but avoid consuming alcohol, as it can induce vomiting and nausea. It can also escalate the chances of getting side effects like drowsiness and dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any liver problems.
  • You are experiencing a condition of salt imbalance in your blood, dehydration or you are going through fluid loss.
  • You are allergic to medicines that are similar like Granisetron or Palonosetron.
  • You are experiencing severe constipation or have a blockage in your stomach as this medicine can affect the food transit time through the digestive tract.
  • You had or have heart problems like heart failure or irregular heartbeats.

Mode of Action of Emefilm 4 MG

How Does It Work?

Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip works by inhibiting the action of a chemical substance named Serotonin, which is responsible for inducing nausea and vomiting. Ondansetron binds to a receptor known...
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Directions for Use of Emefilm 4 MG

  • Take this medicine as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or without food.
  • Do not consume it more than the prescribed medicine and for a longer duration.

Interactions of Emefilm 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Be careful if you are taking medicine like Amiodarone for uneven heartbeats or Arrhythmias.
  • You may experience irregular heart rhythm if you take medicines like Doxorubicin, Trastuzumab, antihypertensive medicine such as Atenolol or Timolol, antimalarial medicine such as Halofantrine, antibi...
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  • You may experience low blood pressure and unconsciousness if you take Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip along with Apomorphine. Hence, these medicines should not be used together.
  • Medicines used to relieve pain such as Tramadol may not work when taken along with Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip.
  • You may experience serotonin syndrome (symptoms like high body temperature, irritation, shakiness, sweating, widened pupils and diarrhoea), including abnormal mental state with medicines used to treat...
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  • Other medicines like Phenytoin, Carbamazepine and Rifampicin may affect the action of Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip.

Storage and disposal of Emefilm 4 MG

  • Store Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip in the original packaging.
  • Keep the medicine out of reach from children and pets.
  • Do not flush unused or expired medicine in the toilet or pour them into the drain.

Dosage of Emefilm 4 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip are visual disturbances, constipation, low blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythm. If you think you have consumed too much of this medicin...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip, then take it as soon as possible. If it is time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Av...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip be given during pregnancy?

  • No, it should not be given to a pregnant woman, especially in the first three months of pregnancy.

Q: Is Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip useful for motion sickness?

A: No, it should not be used for motion sickness.

Q: What is Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip used for?

A: Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip is used to manage nausea and vomiting during cancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy. It helps in preventing post and pre-operation/surgery emesis.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip?

  • Inform your doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or stomach disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.

Q: Is Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip sedative?

A: No, Emefilm Orally Disintegrating Strip is not known to cause any sedative effect.
Product Details
Brand
EMEFILM
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 11 Jan 2022 | 01:12 PM (IST)
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