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Oset 2 MG Syrup

Manufacturer: Medley Pharmaceuticals
Medicine composition: Ondansetron
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Oset 2 MG Syrup belongs to the antiemetics drug group which is used to treat nausea as well as vomiting, caused by surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. This medication blocks the chemical serotonin from releasing in your gut and your central nervous system. Oset 2 MG Syrup is available in four different forms i.e. tablet, disintegrating ()dissolving) tablet, solution and film. It can be taken orally. This medication also comes in an IV (intravenous) form that can be injected to your body. You can take it with food or without food.

If you are allergic to Oset 2 MG Syrup and other medications that block serotonin, along with other allergies, you must visit a doctor. The doctor must also know about the medical history of yours that whether you had problems such as liver disease, irregular heartbeat and stomach or intestinal problems in the past. If you are undergoing treatment for depression or any psychiatric disorder., you must discuss it with your doctor.

The dosage of this medication will depend on your medical condition and how your body is responding to the therapy. In children, the dose depends on their weight and height. If the patient is undergoing chemotherapy, he must take Oset 2 MG Syrup orally 30 minutes before the treatment starts. In case of radiation, take this medication 1-2 hours before the treatment. It is also advised to take this medication before one hour before surgery. Overdose of this medication can lead to severe constipation, faint spells or feeling light-headed.

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

    Oset 2 MG Syrup is used to treat nausea and vomiting.
  • Nausea

    Oset 2 MG Syrup treats nausea and vomiting in cancer chemotherapy patients.
  • Allergy

    Avoid if the patient is allergic to Oset 2 MG Syrup.
  • Apomorphine

    Avoid using Oset 2 MG Syrup as it increases the risk of lightheadedness and loss of consciousness.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    Oset 2 MG Syrup is primarily excreted in urine and it remains effective for a duration of 12 to 28 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    Oset 2 MG Syrup shows its peak effect within 30 minutes for Intravenous and 2 hours in the form of tablet.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women should avoid using this medication unless extremely necessary. Doctor consultation is mandatory before using this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No, it does not contain habit-forming tendencies.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Oset 2 MG Syrup should not be consumed by breastfeeding women. You must consult your doctor to discuss the risks associated with it.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Oset 2 MG Syrup , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Doctor consultation is recommended if an overdose is suspected.

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

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