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Ondem Md 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
43.14*
MRP 52.61
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Ondansetron(4.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EMETIC

Medical Description

Ondem 4 tablet is an antiemetic medicine. It is used for the prevention and control of nausea and vomiting. It contains ondansetron as its main component. Nausea and vomiting is not a disease but is c...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Ondem Md 4mg Tab

  • Ondem 4 tablet is used to prevent and control nausea and vomiting caused due to chemotherapy and radiotherapy associated with cancer
  • It is also used to relieve symptoms of nausea and vomiting before and after surgeries and operations
contraindications

Contraindications of Ondem Md 4mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to ondansetron or any the other component of Ondem 4 tablet.
  • You should not take Ondem MD-4 with Apomorphine, the medicine used for the treatment of loss of muscle control and muscle stiffness in Parkinson's disease
sideEffects

Side effects of Ondem Md 4mg Tab

  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Sensation of warmth
  • Flushing
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ondem Md 4mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ondem 4 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Ondem 4 tablet 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 tot have a baby, you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine. Women of childbearing age are advised to use birth control measures while taking this medicine to avoid pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ondem 4 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Ondansetron passes into human milk and could harm the breastfed baby. Hence, it would be best if you do not breastfeed while taking Ondem 4 tablet.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ondem 4 tablet?
A:
Ondem 4 tablet does not affect your driving ability. In case you experience visual disturbances and drowsiness after taking this medicine, avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ondem 4 tablet?
A:
There is limited information on the interaction of Ondem 4 tablet with alcohol, but you should avoid taking alcohol as it can induce vomiting and nausea. It can also increase the chances of getting side effects like drowsiness and dizziness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You have any liver-related problems
  • You are allergic to the active ingredient Ondansetron.
  • You had or have heart problems like heart failure or irregular heartbeats.
  • You are allergic to similar medicines such as Granisetron or Palonosetron.
  • You have severe constipation or have a blockage in your stomach as this medicine can affect the food transit time through the digestive tract.
  • You have medical conditions such as a salt imbalance in your blood, dehydration or you are experiencing fluid loss.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ondem Md 4mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Ondem 4 tablet works by blocking the action of the natural hormone serotonin, which is responsible for inducing nausea and vomiting. Ondansetron binds to a receptor known as 5-HT₃, thus inhibits the b...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ondem Md 4mg Tab

  • Take Ondem 4 tablet as advised by your doctor
  • Do not stop taking this tablet on your own
interactions

Interactions of Ondem Md 4mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the Ondem 4 tablet works or this tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines taken along. Hence, it is important to inform your doctor about all the med...
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  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for heart-related conditions, high blood pressure medicines, anti-infectives, medicines used for psychiatric illness and medicines used for epilepsy.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ondem Md 4mg Tab

Ondem 4 tablet should be stored in the original packaging. Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Ondem Md 4mg Tab

Overdose

The symptoms of overdose are - visual disturbances, constipation, low blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythm. If you think you have taken excess dose of this tablet, contact your doctor immediately ...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss any dose of this tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of t...
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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 Ondem 4 tablets be taken for motion sickness?

A: No, the Ondem 4 tablet is not effective in controlling motion sickness. Motion sickness is a common problem people experience while travelling via car, bus or boat. It makes you feel as if you want to throw up. It is caused due to changes in movement by getting signals from your inner ears, eyes, muscles, and joints. When it gets signals that do not match, you can get motion sickness.

Q: Is Ondem 4 tablet a sedative?

A: No, the Ondem 4 tablet is not known to cause any sedative effect. If you experience dizziness after taking this medicine seek medical advice.

Q: Can Ondem be taken on an empty stomach?

A: Yes, it can be taken on an empty stomach. Take it with a glass of water. Depending on the condition you're taking it for, your doctor will prescribe an appropriate dose of Ondem 4 tablet.

Q: Is Ondem 4 tablet effective for gas and acidity?

A: No, Ondem is an anti-emetic medicine. It does not relieve gas and acidity.

Q: What is Ondem 4 tablet used for?

A: Ondem 4 tablet is used to manage nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy and radiotherapy associated with cancer. It helps in preventing post and pre-operation/surgery emesis.

Q: Can I take Ondem 4 tablet during pregnancy?

A: No, you should not take the Ondem 4 tablet during pregnancy, especially in the first three months of pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before using it.

Q: What should I discuss with my doctor before taking Ondem 4 tablet?

A: Inform the doctor regarding your medical & surgical history. Also, inform if you have liver or stomach disease or if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.

Q: Can Ondem 4 mg tablet cause constipation?

A: Yes, constipation along with headache and tiredness are some of the side-effects of the medicine.

Q: Will Ondem 4 mg tablet make me sleepy ?

A: Ondem 4 mg tablet does not cause sleepiness but can lower your blood pressure which may make you feel tired and fatigued. If you experience dizziness or drowsiness, please avoid driving and doing work that requires utmost concentration. Consult your doctor before use.

Q: Can alcohol be consumed along with Ondem 4mg tablet?

A: It is not advisable to consume alcohol while taking Ondem 4 tablet as it may worsen the side-effects like a headache. It may also make you feel dizzy and drowsy and can induce vomiting and nausea

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Quick Summary

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ContainsOndansetron(4.0 Mg)
UsesNausea and vomiting
Side effectsHeadache, constipation, sensation of warmth
Last Updated on: 19 Nov 2021 | 03:43 PM (IST)
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