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Ondem Inj 2ml

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
2ml Injection in Ampoule
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Ondansetron(4.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EMETIC

Medical Description

Ondem Injection is used to prevent nausea and vomiting induced by cancer chemotherapy and radiation therapy. It contains ondansetron as an active ingredient. Ondem works by blocking the action of a na...
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Uses of Ondem 4 MG

Ondem Injection is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused due to chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Contraindications of Ondem 4 MG

  • If you are allergic to ondansetron or any of the other ingredients of Ondem Injection.
  • If you are taking apomorphine used in people with advanced Parkinson's disease.

Side effects of Ondem 4 MG

  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Sensation of warmth
  • Flusing
  • Redness
  • Rashes
  • Swelling

Precautions and Warnings of Ondem 4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ondem Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Ondem Injection must not be used during the first trimester of pregnancy as it may slightly increase the risk of a baby being born with cleft lip and/or cleft palate (splits in the upper lip). Women of childbearing age may be advised to use birth control measures

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ondem Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Ondem Injection passes into human milk and could harm the breastfed baby. Thus, you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Ondem Injection?
A:
It is not expected that Ondem Injection will affect your ability to drive, but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ondem Injection?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Ondem on alcohol, but you should avoid taking alcohol in excessive amount.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have stomach problems like blockage in your stomach.
  • You had or have heart problems like heart failure, irregular heartbeats or abnormal heart rhythm.
  • You have any liver problems.
  • You have a condition of salt imbalance in your blood.
  • Children that receive Ondansetron with medicines that are harmful to liver should regularly go for check-up for liver problems.

Mode of Action of Ondem 4 MG

How Does It Work?

Serotonin is a natural substance in the body that may cause nausea and vomiting. Ondansetron present in Ondem Injection works by blocking the action of this serotonin, thus preventing nausea and vomit...
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Directions for Use of Ondem 4 MG

  • Ondem Injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an Injection. Do not self-inject.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Ondem 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ondem Injection may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Please notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-counter medications...
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  • Be cautious if you are taking medications like amiodarone for uneven heartbeats or diseases.
  • You may experience irregular heart rhythm if you take medicines like doxorubicin, trastuzumab, atenolol or timolol & halofantrine, antibiotic like erythromycin, antifungal like ketoconazole.
  • You may experience low blood pressure and unconsciousness if you take this medicine along with Apomorphine, hence both these medicines should not be used together.
  • Medicines used to relieve pain like Tramadol may not work properly when taken together with Ondem Injection.
  • 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 & Rifampicin should be used cautiously with Ondem Injection.

Storage and disposal of Ondem 4 MG

  • Store Ondem Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Ondem 4 MG

Overdose

Ondem Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse in hospital. Thus, chances of overdose are unlikely. If you experience any symptoms immediately after taking this Injection you should inform ...
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Missed a Dose

Your doctor or nurse will monitor you as to when Ondem Injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. In case your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose, inform them...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Ondem good for motion sickness?

A: No, Ondem Injection is not useful in controlling motion sickness.

Q: What is the use of Ondem Injection?

A: Ondem Injection is useful in preventing nausea and vomiting that is caused due to chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Q: How does Ondem work?

A: Serotonin is a natural substance in the body that may cause nausea and vomiting. Ondem works by blocking the action of this serotonin, thus preventing nausea and vomiting.
Product Details
Brand
ONDEM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2023

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ContainsOndansetron(4.0 Mg)
UsesNausea and vomiting
Side effectsHeadache, constipation, sensation of warmth, flusing, redness
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 05:04 PM (IST)
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