Disease Information for Ondansetron (Zofran) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hyperserotoninemia/SSRI toxicity
Serotonin SSRI/St Johns Wort syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antiemetic medication (examples)
DRUG/Chemotherapy emesis blocker (example)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Selective serotonin reuptake inhib/SSRI (example)
DRUG/Serotonin reuptake inhibitor/CNS effect
DRUG/Specialized usage (example)
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
4H Carbazol 4 one 1 2 3 9 tetrahydro 9 methyl 3 ((2 methyl 1H imidazol 1 yl)methyl), ondansetron, Ondansetron (product), Ondansetron (substance), ONDANSETRON PREPARATION, Brand name/Zofran (Ondansetron), Brand name/Zuplenz (Ondansetron)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Fluoxetine (Prozac)
RX/Propranolol (Inderal)
RX/Serotonin reuptake inhibitor
RX/Tramadol (Ultram)
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$ Expensive medication
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Dose 0.8 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 24 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 4 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose Chewable form
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Powerful Anti-emetic drug used for chemotherapy induced vomiting;selective 5-HT3 receptor antagonist;oral and parenteral preparation;expensive

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