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By Medicover Hospitals / 10 March 2021
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  • Ondem 4 Tablet is an antiemetic medication that is commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by medical conditions such as stomach upset. It is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting from surgery, cancer drug therapy, or radiotherapy.
  • Ondem 4 Tablet can be taken with or without food and can be used alone or in combination with other medications. Depending on the reason you're taking it, your doctor will recommend an appropriate dose. The first dose is typically administered prior to the start of surgery, chemotherapy, or radiotherapy. Take any additional doses prescribed by your doctor after these treatments (normally only for a few days at most). Take it on a daily basis at the same time to enjoy the benefits.
  • Other side effects associated with cancer treatments are not alleviated by this medication. It also has little effect on motion sickness-induced vomiting. The most common side effects of this medication are headache, diarrhea, or constipation, and tiredness. When you stop taking the medication, these symptoms should go away. If these side effects bother you or do not go away, your doctor may be able to recommend ways to prevent or reduce them.
  • Tell your doctor if you have heart or liver problems, or if you have a blockage in your stomach or intestines before taking this medication. Also, inform your doctor about any other medications you are taking, particularly those for epilepsy, heart disease, cancer, or depression. These may be affected by this medication.
    1. Ondem Uses
    2. Ondem Side effects
    3. Ondem Precautions
    4. Interactions
    5. Dosage
    6. Storage
    7. Ondem vs Vomikind
    8. Frequently Asked Questions

    Ondem Uses

  • Ondem-MD is a medical doctor. 4 tablets are used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer-related chemotherapy and radiotherapy. It is also used to alleviate nausea and vomiting symptoms before and after surgeries and operations.
  • Ondem Side Effects

    • Headache
    • Constipation
    • Sensation of warmth
    • Flushing
    • Hiccups
    • Low blood pressure
    • Fits

    Precautions

    Pregnancy

  • Ondem-MD 4 Tablet should not be used during pregnancy, particularly during the first trimester, as it increases the risk of a baby being born with cleft lip and/or cleft palate (splits in the upper lip). If you are pregnant, you should consult your doctor before beginning this medication.
  • Breastfeeding

  • This medication is excreted in breast milk and may harm a baby. As a result, it is best if you do not breastfeed while taking this medication.
  • Driving

  • The Ondem-MD 4 Tablet has no effect on your ability to drive. Avoid driving if you experience visual disturbances or drowsiness after taking this medication.
  • Alcohol

  • There is little information on the interaction of the Ondem-MD 4 Tablet with alcohol, but alcohol should be avoided because it can cause vomiting and nausea. It may also increase the likelihood of experiencing side effects such as drowsiness and dizziness.
  • Kidney

  • In patients with kidney disease, Ondem 4 Tablet is safe to use. There is no need to adjust the dose of the Ondem 4 Tablet. However, if you have underlying kidney disease, you should notify your doctor. There is little information available for patients who are taking this medication for more than one day.
  • Liver

  • There is little data on the use of Ondem 4 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your physician.
  • Interactions

    • Be cautious if you are taking an Amiodarone tablet to treat irregular heartbeats or arrhythmias.
    • If you take Doxorubicin, Trastuzumab, antihypertensive drugs like Atenolol or Timolol, antimalarial drugs like Halofantrine, antibiotics like Erythromycin, or antifungal drugs like Ketoconazole, you may experience irregular heart rhythm.
    • If you take an Emeset tablet with Apomorphine, you may experience low blood pressure and unconsciousness. Do not take it together.
    • Pain relievers such as Tramadol may not work when combined with Emeset.
    • When you take Citalopram or Sertraline, you may experience serotonin syndrome (symptoms such as high body temperature, irritation, shakiness, sweating, widened pupils, and diarrhea) as well as an abnormal mental state.
    • Other medications, such as phenytoin, carbamazepine, and rifampicin, may interfere with Emeset's action.

    Important information:

    • Ondem 4 Tablet has been prescribed for the prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by surgery, chemotherapy, or radiotherapy.
    • It has a quick onset of action and begins working within 30 minutes.
    • Take another dose if you vomit within one hour of taking a dose.
    • Avoid large meals and instead opt for small nourishing snacks throughout the day. Drink water on a regular basis to avoid dehydration.

    Overdose

  • If someone has taken an overdose of this medicine and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, seek medical advice. Never take more than what is prescribed to you by your doctor.
  • Missed Dose

  • If you forget to take any dose or by mistake miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is already the time for the next dose, skip the forgotten dose. Take your next medicine dose at the regular time schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Storage

  • Direct contact with heat, air and light may damage your medicines. Exposure to medicine may cause some harmful effects. The medicine must be kept in a safe place and out of children’s reach.
  • Ondem vs Vomikind

    Ondem
    Vomikind
    Ondem 4 Tablet is an antiemetic medication that is commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by medical conditions such as stomach upset. Vomikind Syrup is a medication used to treat nausea and vomiting in children
    It is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting from surgery, cancer drug therapy, or radiotherapy. It is most commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and stomach/intestinal infection.
    The first dose is typically administered prior to the start of surgery, chemotherapy, or radiotherapy. Give this medicine to your child 30 minutes before the procedure to control vomiting caused by chemotherapy. Give it 1 to 2 hours before a radiotherapy session and 1 hour before surgery to prevent vomiting after these procedures.

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Ondem-MD. 4 tablet is used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy. It aids in the prevention of post-operative and pre-surgery emesis.
    Ondem 4 Tablet is an antiemetic medication that is commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by medical conditions such as stomach upset. It is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting from surgery, cancer drug therapy, or radiotherapy.
    No, it should not be used for loose motion.
    Ondem Syrup can be taken with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time every day.
    A person taking Ondem Syrup 30ml may experience side effects such as warmth, constipation, headache, diarrhea, headache, drowsiness, and tiredness.
    Ondem -MD 4 Tablet, with or without food, should be taken with a full glass of water. It should be taken exactly as prescribed by the doctor, both in terms of dose and duration. The first dose of Ondem -MD 4 Tablet is typically taken prior to the start of your surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation treatment.
    Ondem Injection is an antiemetic medication that is commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by medical conditions such as stomach upset. It is also used to alleviate nausea and vomiting caused by surgery, cancer drug therapy, or radiotherapy.
    Ondansetron may increase the risk of abnormal changes in the electrical activity of the heart, which can lead to a potentially fatal abnormal heart rhythm. Cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery can all cause nausea and vomiting.
    Within half an hour to two hours, the Ondem 4 Tablet begins to function. It quickly dissolves into the bloodstream and begins to work.
    Ondem 4 Tablet, with or without food, should be taken with a full glass of water. It should be taken exactly as prescribed by the doctor, both in terms of dose and duration. The first dose of Ondem 4 Tablet is typically taken prior to the start of your surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation treatment.
    No, Ondem 4 Tablet is not a steroid; it is an antiemetic. Ondem 4 Tablet is a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist that is selective. It is used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting, which are common after surgery or as a result of cancer chemotherapy.
    No, Ondem 4 Tablet does not help with motion sickness. This is due to the fact that Ondem 4 Tablet has very little effect on motion sickness nausea.

    Citations:

  • Ondem, https://inis.iaea.org/collection/NCLCollectionStore/_Public/48/050/48050343.pdf