Antivon 2mg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:43 am

Antivon 2mg Injection

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Uses of Antivon 2 mg Injection

Antivon 2 mg Injection is used to treat Nausea and Vomiting caused by Chemotherapy (drug treatment for cancer), Surgery, Radiation therapy (radiation treatment for cancer).

How Antivon 2 mg Injection works.

Antivon 2 mg Injection contains Ondansetron. Ondansetron works by inhibiting the action of serotonin, serotonin is a neurotransmitter chemical produced by nerve cells that may cause nausea and vomiting.

Side Effects of Antivon 2 mg Injection

The most common side effects of Antivon 2 mg Injection are Dizziness, Drowsiness, Fever, Headache, Hypotension, Restlessness, Seizures, Syncope, Somnolence, Weakness.
These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while taking Antivon 2 mg Injection

Do not consume Antivon 2 mg Injection if you are allergic to Ondansetron.
If you have heart disease, liver or Kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Antivon 2 mg Injection.
Taking this medicine can make you dizzy or sleepy, do not do anything that requires caution.
If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.
To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Antivon 2 mg Injection

The dosage of Antivon 2 mg Injection depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical history of the patient and many other conditions.
Please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Antivon 2 mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Antivon 2 mg Injection, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.
Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Antivon 2 mg Injection is suspected.
If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.

Onset of Action Antivon 2mg Injection

Time taken to show the effect of the drug: Oral dose 1 to 2 hours; intravenous dose within 30 minutes.

Duration of Action Antivon 2mg Injection

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 12 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine; it may increase the risk of drowsiness; dizziness or faintness.

Pregnancy

Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breastfeeding

Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions About Antivon 2mg Injection

What is Antivon 2mg Injection used for? Answer. Antivon 2mg Injection used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy or any other medical treatment. When should I take Antivon 2mg Injection? Answer. Antivon 2mg Injection used to treat nausea and vomiting, it should be taken half an hour before a meal, since this drug requires a prescription, please take this medicine as advised by your doctor. Can Antivon 2mg Injection be taken empty stomach? Answer. Antivon 2mg Injection is used to treat nausea and vomiting. And it works mainly on the stomach, this medicine works quickly by taking on an empty stomach. What is the action of Antivon 2mg Injection? Answer. Antivon 2mg Injection works by inhibiting the action of serotonin, serotonin is a neurotransmitter chemical produced by nerve cells that may cause nausea and vomiting. Does Antivon 2mg Injection cause drowsiness? Answer. The side effect of Antivon 2mg Injection may cause drowsiness. However, it is only indicative and not all patients will experience it. Can I buy Antivon 2mg Injection without a prescription? Answer. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Antivon 2mg Injection. How to use Antivon 2mg Injection? Answer. Take Antivon 2mg Injection half an hour before a meal as advised by your doctor. Is Antivon 2mg Injection safe to use? Answer. It is safe to use Antivon 2mg Injection under the advice and supervision of your doctor. What are the side effects of Antivon 2mg Injection? Answer. The common side effects of Antivon 2mg Injection are Dizziness, Drowsiness, Fever, Headache, Hypotension, Restlessness, Seizures, Syncope, Somnolence, Weakness. Is Antivon 2mg Injection banned in India? Answer. Antivon 2mg Injection is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

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Interaction

Drug :- cisplatin, cyclophosphamide: Possibly altered blood levels of these drugs.

Activity :- alcohol use: Increased stimulant and sedative effects, including mood and physical sensations.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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