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Emeset 4 MG Tablet MD

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Ondansetron
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 24, 2019

This medication belongs to the class of antiemetics. It is used for treating nausea as well as vomiting, caused by medical treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. The tablet blocks the chemical serotonin from releasing in your gut and your central nervous system.

Your doctor must be informed if you are allergic to this medication. Also, inform about your medical history and if you had problems such as liver disease, irregular heartbeat and stomach or intestinal problems in the past.

The tablet is prescribed for following conditions:

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This medication is excreted primarily in urine and the effect of this medication lasts for a duration of 12 to 28 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this tablet can be observed within 30 minutes.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medicine is not recommended in pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Use of this medication is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Emeset 4 MG Tablet MD , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical attention or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible.

This medication works by blocking 5-HT3 receptors peripherally on vagal nerve terminals and centrally in the chemoreceptor trigger zone.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease


    Patients suffering from liver disease and QT prolongation should exercise caution.
  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    The medicine interacts with apomorphine, amiodarone, carbamazepine and phenytoin.
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About Emeset 4 MG Tablet MD
What are the uses of Emeset 4 MG Tablet MD
What are the contraindications of Emeset 4 MG Tablet MD ?
What are the side effects of Emeset 4 MG Tablet MD ?
Key highlights of Emeset 4 MG Tablet MD
What are the substitutes for Emeset 4 MG Tablet MD ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
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