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Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD

Manufacturer: Cachet Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Ondansetron
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD belongs to the antiemetics drug group that is used for treating nausea as well as vomiting, caused by other medical treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. This medicine will block the chemical serotonin from releasing in your gut and your central nervous system. This will prevent vomiting and nausea. Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD is available in four different forms that can be taken orally; tablet, disintegrating (dissolving) tablet, solution and film. It also comes in an IV (intravenous) form that can be injected to your body by a doctor. You can take it with food or without food.

Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD can be used alone as well as in a combination with other medicines for preventing vomiting and nausea that one experiences after a surgery, chemotherapy or radiation session. This medicine, belonging to the drug group named antiemetics, blocks serotonin, a natural substance present in the body that is known to cause vomiting. Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD is available both in tablet and liquid form. You can also take it in the IV form, when injected by a medical practitioner.

Your doctor must be informed if you are allergic to Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD as well as other medications that block serotonin, along with any other allergies that you have. He/ She must also know about your medical history and if you had problems such as liver disease, irregular heartbeat and stomach or intestinal problems in the past. Apart from that, you must also inform the doctor if you are under any medication for depression or any psychiatric disorder.

The dosage of Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD is decided after taking your medical condition into account and how responsive your body is to therapy. In case of children, the dose also depends on their weight and age. If you are undergoing chemotherapy, you need to take Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD orally half an hour before your treatment starts. In case of radiation, take it 1-2 hours before the procedure of treatment begins. For preventing nausea before a surgery, it is advised to take the medication an hour before your surgery. In case you miss a dose, you can take the medication once you remember it. If it is already time for the next dose, ensure that you do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose. Overdose of Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD can lead to severe constipation, faint spells or feeling light-headed.

The side effects of Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD can include dizziness, drowsiness, diarrhea, constipation and headache. These side effects are usually mild in nature and goes away in a few days or 1-2 weeks. You can consult your doctor if these symptoms remain for a long time. There are some serious side effects that Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD may have, which would require immediate medical supervision. They include:

  • Stiffness of the muscle / muscle spasms
  • Blurred vision or loss of vision temporarily
  • Fast heartbeat and sweating
  • Headache, accompanied with chest pain and a feeling of dizziness
  • Yellowing of the eyes or the skin
  • Hallucinating
  • An allergic reaction to the medication; the symptoms of which include fever, chills, rashes, difficulty in breathing and swelling of the lips, tongue, throat or face.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

Nausea and vomiting
Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD is used to treat nausea and vomiting.
Chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting
Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD is used to treat nausea and vomiting in cancer chemotherapy patients.
Post operative nausea and vomiting
Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD is used to treat nausea and vomiting in post-operative patients
Avoid if the patient has a known allergy to Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD.
Apomorphine
Avoid using Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD with Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD as it increases the risk of lightheadedness and loss of consciousness.
In addition to its intended effect, Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Headache Major Common
Constipation Major Common
Fatigue Major Less Common
Painful urination Major Less Common
Fever Minor Common
Dry mouth Minor Common
Anxiety Minor Rare
How long is the duration of effect?
This medicine is excreted primarily in urine and the effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 12 to 28 hours.
What is the onset of action?
The peak effect of Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD can be observed within 30 minutes for Intravenous and 2 hours for the tablet.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Use of Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD is not recommended in pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
No clear data is available whether Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD is excreted through human breast milk. So, use of this drug is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
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Are there any overdose instructions?
Seek emergency medical attention or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
India
United States
Japan
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
QT Prolongation Major
Details of any heart disease, family history of an arrhythmia or any other drugs that cause QT interval prolongation (eg: Antipsychotics, Arrhythmia drugs) should be reported to the doctor. Regular cardiac function tests are to be performed if the patient is having any heart disease.
Liver Disease Moderate
Details of any liver disease (jaundice, hepatitis) or other drugs that may affect the liver (eg: TB drugs, HIV drugs) should be reported to the doctor. Regular liver function tests are to be performed if the patient is having any liver disease.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Apomorphine Major
Use of Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD with Apomorphine is not recommended. Replacement of the drug should be considered under the doctor's supervision. Usage of other medicines should be reported to the doctor.
Amiodarone Major
Use of Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD with Amiodarone is not recommended as it may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, difficulty in breathing if these drugs are used together. Regular cardiac function tests are to be performed if the patient is having any heart disease. Under doctor's supervision, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the drug should be considered. Usage of other medicines should be reported to the doctor.
Amitriptyline Major
If these drugs are used together, the patient may experience confusion, hallucination, changes in blood pressure, fever or excessive sweating. Under doctor's supervision, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the drug should be considered. Usage of other medicines should be reported to the doctor.
Carbamazepine Moderate
Patient's nausea and vomiting may not subside if these drugs are taken together. Under doctor's supervision, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the drug should be considered. Details of other drugs should be reported to the doctor.
Phenytoin Moderate
Patient's nausea and vomiting may not subside if these drugs are taken together. Under doctor's supervision, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the drug should be considered. Details of other drugs should be reported to the doctor.
Cyclophosphamide Moderate
The desired effect of cyclophosphamide will not be obtained if these drugs are concurrently taken. Under doctor's supervision, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the drug should be considered. Details of other drugs should be reported to the doctor.
Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD works by blocking 5-HT3 receptors peripherally on vagal nerve terminals and centrally in the chemoreceptor trigger zone.
What are you using Emitino 4 MG Tablet MD for?
Nausea and vomiting
Other
How much was the improvement?
Excellent
Average
How long did it take before seeing improvement?
Within 6 hours
Within a day
Within 2 hours
How frequently did you take this medicine?
Thrice a day
Twice a day
Once a day
How did you take this medicine?
Empty stomach
With or without food
With Food
What were the side effects of this medicine?
Dry Mouth
Headache
Other
No Side Effects
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