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Zofer Ampoule Of 2ml Injection

2ml Injection in Ampoule
MRP 13.26*
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Zofer 2 MG/ML Description

Zofer 2mg/ml injection contains ondansetron as an active ingredient. It belongs to antiemetic class of medicines that are used to control nausea and vomiting. Serotonin a chemical in the body respons

ible for nausea and vomiting is blocked by Ondansetron, thus prevents nausea and vomiting.


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ContainsOndansetron(2.0 Mg/Ml)
UsesNausea and vomiting
Side effectsHeadache, constipation, sensation of warmth, flushing
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Uses of Zofer 2 MG/ML

Zofer 2mg/ml injection 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 surg...
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Contraindications of Zofer 2 MG/ML

  • If you are allergic to ondansetron or any of the other ingredients of Zofer injection.
  • 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 2 MG/ML

  • Headache
  • Hiccups
  • Fits
  • Constipation
  • Flushing
  • Low blood pressure
  • Sensation of warmth
  • The local reaction at the injection site

Precautions and Warnings of Zofer 2 MG/ML



Can Zofer 2mg/ml injection be given during pregnancy?
Zofer 2mg/ml injection 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 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

Can Zofer 2mg/ml injection be given while breastfeeding?
The content present in Zofer injection passes into human milk and could harm the breastfed baby. Hence, it is recommended to consult the doctor while using this medicine in lactating mothers.


Can I drive if I have been given Zofer 2mg/ml injection ?
Zofer 2mg/ml injection does not affect your driving ability. In case, you experience visual disturbances and drowsiness after taking this medicine, then avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Zofer 2mg/ml injection ?
There is limited information about the interaction of Zofer 2mg/ml injection 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 2 MG/ML

How Does It Work?

Zofer 2mg/ml injection works by inhibiting the action of a chemical substance known as serotonin. Serotonin is responsible for inducing nausea and vomiting. Ondansetron binds to a receptor known as 5...
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Directions for Use of Zofer 2 MG/ML

Zofer injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject.

Interactions of Zofer 2 MG/ML

Interactions with other medicines

  • Be cautious 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 Zofer 2mg/ml injection along with Apomorphine. Hence, these medicines should not be used together.
  • Medicines used to relieve pain like Tramadol may not work when taken along with Zofer 2mg/ml injection 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 may affect the action of Zofer 2mg/ml injection injection.

Storage and disposal of Zofer 2 MG/ML

  • Keep the injection in the original pack, protect from light
  • Discard any unused portion of injection properly

Dosage of Zofer 2 MG/ML


Your doctor or nurse will give Zofer injection to you in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, it is less likely to provide you with an overdose of this medicine. However, if you experience visual distu...
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Missed a Dose

Your doctor or nurse will monitor you on when the injection should be given to you, thus it is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dos...
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Zofer 2mg/ml injection I?

  • 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 2mg/ml injection sedative?

A: No, Zofer 2mg/ml injection is not known to cause any sedative effect.

Q: What is Zofer 2mg/ml injection used for?

A: Zofer 2mg/ml injection 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 2mg/ml injection be given during pregnancy?

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

Q: Is Zofer 2mg/ml injection useful for motion sickness?

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

Q: How do you give a Zofer injection?

A: Zofer Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject.

Q: What are the side effects of Zofer injection?

A: Headache, hiccups, constipation, flushing, etc., are a few common side effects that an individual might experience. However, these symptoms usually resolve on their own after some time. Inform your doctor if these persist for a long.
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