Zofran - Ondansetron

ADULT:

Nausea or Vomiting

 

8 mg = (two) 4 mg tablets ODT x 1 SO

4 mg IV, repeat in 3 min

***Do Not give for Known or Suspected Pregnancy***

PEDS:

Nausea or Vomiting

 

4 mg = one 4 mg tablet ODT x 1 SO (4 - 14 years old is considered Peds)

***No Zofran under 4 years old***

INDICATIONS:

- Nausea or vomiting

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

- Known Liver Disease: Hepatitis, Liver CA, Cirrhosis, etc…

- Known allergy to 5-HT3 antagonists (Antiemetics)

- Parkinson’s disease currently taking apomorphine (ApokynT, UprimaT)

- Hx of PKU (phenylketonuria)

- Hx unreliable or unobtainable

- Known of suspected Pregnancy***

 

PRECAUTIONS / COMMENTS:

- Onset 10-30 min.

- Do not allow moisture to come into contact with tablet prior to placement into patient’s mouth.

- OK to administer to n/v associated with cardiac chest pain, stroke, pregnancy, & abd pain.

- Use with caution on females that are or could be pregnant BHC.

 

ODT = Orally Disintegrating Tablet

Call

M: 949-769-1162

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