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Zofer 4mg Tablet
Zofer 4mg Tablet

Zofer 4mg Tablet

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 58.25
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Zofer 4 MG Description

Zofer 4mg tablet is used to control nausea and vomiting. It contains one active ingredient named ondansetron, which belongs to a class of antiemetic medicines. It works by blocking the action of the

atural hormone Serotonin, which causes nausea and vomiting. Zofer should be consumed in a dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history including all the medicines you are currently taking.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹49.51
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ContainsOndansetron(4.0 Mg)
UsesNausea and vomiting
Side effectsHeadache, constipation, sensation of warmth
TherapyANTI-EMETIC
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Uses of Zofer 4 MG

Zofer 4mg 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 a...
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Contraindications of Zofer 4 MG

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

Side effects of Zofer 4 MG

  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Sensation of warmth

Precautions and Warnings of Zofer 4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Zofer 4mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Zofer 4mg 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Zofer 4mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes into the human breastmilk and could harm the breastfed baby. Consult the doctor while taking this medicine during lactation.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Zofer 4mg tablet?
A:
Zofer 4mg tablet 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 the Zofer 4mg tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the interaction of the Zofer 4mg tablet with alcohol, but avoid taking alcohol, as it can induce vomiting and nausea. It can also increase the chances of getting side effects like drowsiness and dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to similar medicines like 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 had or have heart problems like heart failure or irregular heartbeats.
  • You have any liver problems.
  • You have a condition of salt imbalance in your blood or dehydration or you are experiencing fluid loss.

Mode of Action of Zofer 4 MG

How Does It Work?

Zofer 4mg 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 inh...
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Directions for Use of Zofer 4 MG

Take this medicine as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or without food.

Interactions of Zofer 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Zofer 4mg 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,...
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  • Be careful if you are taking medicine like Amiodarone for uneven heartbeats or Arrhythmias.
  • In particular, if you are taking medicines such as anti-hypertensives, antibiotics, antifungal medicines, strong painkillers like apomorphine, tramadol or brain-related medicines like citalopram, etc.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-epileptic medicines like phenytoin, carbamazepine & anti-TB medicines like rifampicin, as they may affect the action of the Zofer 4mg tablet.

Storage and disposal of Zofer 4 MG

  • Store it in the original packaging.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush unused or expired medicine in the toilet or pour them into the drain.

Dosage of Zofer 4 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose are visual disturbances, constipation, low blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythm. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or v...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Zofer 4mg, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not 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: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking the Zofer 4mg 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 Zofer 4mg tablet sedative?

A: No, the Zofer 4mg tablet is not known to cause any sedative effect.

Q: What is the Zofer 4mg tablet used for?

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

Q: Can Zofer 4mg tablet be given during pregnancy?

A: No, Zofer should not be given to a pregnant woman, especially in the first three months of pregnancy.

Q: Is Zofer 4mg tablet useful for motion sickness?

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

Q: Can Zofer 4mg tablet be given to children?

A: Do not self-prescribe to children. The doctor will suggest the appropriate medicine in the right dose and duration based on your child’s age and body weight.

Q: What is the composition of Zofer 4mg tablet?

A: Zofer 4mg tablet contains ondansetron as its active component.

Q: Can Zofer be given on empty stomach?

A: Zofer should be taken with or without food as instructed by your doctor. However, it would be best if taken before meals for good results.

Q: How many times can you take the Zofer?

A: The dose and frequency of Zofer vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ZOFER
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/12/2024
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)

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