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Osetron 8mg Injection 4ml

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
4ml Injection in Ampoule
15.30*
MRP 18.00
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Osetron 8 MG Description

Osetron Injection is used to prevent nausea and vomiting induced by cancer chemotherapy and radiation therapy. It contains ondansetron as an active ingredient. Osetron works by blocking the action of

a natural chemical called serotonin which may cause nausea or vomiting. Before taking this Osetron Injection you should inform your doctor about any known allergy to similar medicines.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

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ContainsOndansetron(8.0 Mg)
UsesNausea and vomiting
Side effectsHeadache, constipation, sensation of warmth, flusing, redness
TherapyANTI-EMETIC
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uses

Uses of Osetron 8 MG

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

Contraindications of Osetron 8 MG

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

Side effects of Osetron 8 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Osetron 8 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Osetron Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Osetron 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
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Osetron Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Osetron 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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Osetron Injection?
A:
It is not expected that Osetron 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

Alcohol

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

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Osetron 8 MG

How Does It Work?

Serotonin is a natural substance in the body that may cause nausea and vomiting. Ondansetron present in Osetron Injection works by blocking the action of this serotonin, thus preventing nausea and vom...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Osetron 8 MG

  • Osetron 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

Interactions of Osetron 8 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Osetron 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 medicatio...
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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 Osetron 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 Osetron Injection.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Osetron 8 MG

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

Dosage of Osetron 8 MG

Overdose

Osetron 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 infor...
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Missed a Dose

Your doctor or nurse will monitor you as to when Osetron 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 th...
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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 Osetron good for motion sickness?

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

Q: What is the use of Osetron Injection?

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

Q: How does Osetron work?

A: Serotonin is a natural substance in the body that may cause nausea and vomiting. Osetron works by blocking the action of this serotonin, thus preventing nausea and vomiting.
Product Details
Brand
OSETRON
Expires on or After
08/03/2023
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 05:04 PM (IST)
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