Emset 4 MG Tablet
Emset 4 MG Tablet 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. Emset 4 MG Tablet 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.
Emset 4 MG Tablet 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. Emset 4 MG Tablet 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 Emset 4 MG Tablet 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 Emset 4 MG Tablet 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 Emset 4 MG Tablet 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 Emset 4 MG Tablet can lead to severe constipation, faint spells or feeling light-headed.
The side effects of Emset 4 MG Tablet 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 Emset 4 MG Tablet 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
- 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.
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