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Onsett 8mg Tab

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By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Ondansetron(8.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EMETIC

Medical Description

Onsett Tablet 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 hormone Serotonin, whic...
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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 Onsett 8mg Tab

Onsett Tablet 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 and after surgeries and ...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Onsett 8mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to ondansetron or any of the other ingredients of Onsett Tablet.
  • 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Onsett 8mg Tab

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

Precautions and Warnings of Onsett 8mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Onsett Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Onsett 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 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Onsett Tablet 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

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Onsett Tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the interaction of Onsett Tablet 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.
otherGeneralWarnings

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Onsett 8mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Onsett Tablet 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 as 5-HT₃, thus inhibi...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Onsett 8mg Tab

  • 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

Interactions of Onsett 8mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Onsett Tablet 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 Onsett Tablet 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 Onsett Tablet.
  • 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 Onsett Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Onsett 8mg Tab

  • Store Onsett Tablet 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

Dosage of Onsett 8mg Tab

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Onsett Tablet are visual disturbances, constipation, low blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythm. If you think you have consumed too much of this medicine, contact your doctor...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Onsett Tablet, 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. Avoid taking a double do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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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 Onsett Tablet be given during pregnancy?

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

Q: Is Onsett Tablet useful for motion sickness?

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

Q: What is Onsett Tablet used for?

A: Onsett Tablet 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 Onsett Tablet?

  • 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 Onsett Tablet sedative?

A: No, Onsett Tablet is not known to cause any sedative effect.

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ContainsOndansetron(8.0 Mg)
UsesNausea and vomiting
Side effectsHeadache, constipation, sensation of warmth, flushing, hiccups
Last Updated on: 05 May 2021 | 06:05 PM (IST)
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