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Emeset Tablets (Generic Zofran) – Product Information
Emeset (Ondansetron) is used for the prevention of nausea and vomiting that may be caused by surgery or by medicine to treat cancer (chemotherapy or radiation). Each film coated tablet contains Ondansetron hydrochloride dihydrate Equivalent to Ondansetron 4 mg and 8 mg respectively.
Name of Drug
Emeset is also referred to as Zofran, Zuplenz, Emetron, Emodan, Ondemet, Setronax and Ondavell.
Manufacturer of Emeset Tablets
Cipla Ltd. Website: cipla.com
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient
The active pharmaceutical ingredient contained in Emeset Tablets is Ondansetron HCL
Prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy. Emeset is used for preventing nausea and vomiting due to cancer chemotherapy or surgery. Emeset Tablets are also used for prevention of post operative nausea and/or vomiting in patients where nausea and or vomiting must be avoided postoperatively. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Emeset Tablets – Dosage
Use Emeset as directed by your doctor. For Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV), the recommended adult dosage is two 8-mg Emeset Tablets administered 1 hour before induction of anesthesia.
Take each dose with a full glass of water.
Take Emeset with food or an antacid to lessen stomach discomfort.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Emeset.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Emeset is a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor blocker. It works by blocking a chemical thought to be a cause of nausea and vomiting in certain situations (e.g., chemotherapy).
If you miss a dose of Emeset and are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Storage Instructions for Emeset Tablets
Store Emeset Tablets at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep in a tight, light-resistant container. Keep Emeset out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Warnings and Precautions to be taken when using Emeset Tablets
Do not use Emeset if:
you are allergic to any ingredient in Emeset Tablets;
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Emeset may cause drowsiness or dizziness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Emeset with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
Emeset should be used with extreme caution in children younger than 4 months old; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
Emeset During Pregnancy and Breast-feeding
If you become pregnant when using Emeset Tablets, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Emeset while you are pregnant. It is not known if Emeset is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Emeset, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
Side Effects of Emeset Tablets
The possible side effects of Emeset Tablets are listed below. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:
constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; headache; irritation, redness, pain, or burning at the site of injection; tiredness.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:
severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; fever; skin tingling or numbness; trouble urinating; vision changes or loss.
Buy Cheap Emeset Tablets 4 mg and 8 mg Online
You can buy Cheap Emeset Tablets online from the Swiss Pharmacy. It is available in pills of 4 mg and 8 mg. The 4 mg pills are priced at only $0.77 per unit if you place an order for 90 Tablets whereas the 8 mg pills are priced at $1.43 per unit for an order of 90 Tablets.
This Product was added to our catalogue on Monday, 31. January 2011.