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Zofer Md 4mg Tablet

Zofer Md 4mg Tablet

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
49.51*
MRP 58.25
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Zofer Md 4 MG Description

Zofer MD 4 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

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

modeOfAction

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

Uses of Zofer Md 4 MG

Zofer MD 4 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 ...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Zofer Md 4 MG

  • If you are allergic to ondansetron or any of the other ingredients of Zofer MD.
  • 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zofer Md 4 MG

  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Sensation of warmth
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zofer Md 4 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zofer MD 4 tablet?
A:
Zofer MD 4 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 Zofer MD 4 tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the interaction of Zofer MD 4 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.
otherGeneralWarnings

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zofer Md 4 MG

How Does It Work?

Zofer MD 4 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 in...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zofer Md 4 MG

Take Zofer MD as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or without food.
interactions

Interactions of Zofer Md 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Zofer MD 4 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, su...
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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, st...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-epileptic medicines like phenytoin, carbamazepine & anti-tTB medicines like rifampicin, as they may affect the action of Zofer MD 4 tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zofer Md 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

Dosage of Zofer Md 4 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of 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 visi...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Zofer MD, 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 take a double ...
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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 Zofer MD 4 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 MD 4 tablet sedative?

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

Q: What is Zofer MD 4 tablet used for?

A: Zofer MD 4 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 MD 4 tablet 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 MD 4 tablet useful for motion sickness?

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

Q: How do I take Zofer MD 4?

A: It is a mouth dissolving medicine. Place the tablet beneath the tongue and allow it to dissolve in the mouth itself. Do not swallow it directly.

Q: What is the composition of Zofer MD?

A: Zofer MD contains ondansetron as its active ingredient, which belongs to the anti-emetic class of medicines.

Q: Can Zofer be given on an empty stomach?

A: Zofer should be used with or without food, as advised by the doctor. The doctor will tell you exactly how and when to take it depending upon what you are taking it for.

Q: What are the side effects of Zofer Md 4?

A: Headache, constipation, warmth sensation are a few common side effects of Zofer Md 4. These symptoms are usually mild and short-lived.

Q: Is Zofer MD an antibiotic?

A: No, Zofer MD is not an antibiotic. It is an anti-emetic medicine.

Q: How many times Zofer MD can be taken?

A: The dose and frequency of Zofer Md varies among individual depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ZOFER
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2024
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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