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Uses of Zofer 8 mg Injection
Zofer 8 mg Injection is used to treat Nausea and Vomiting caused by Chemotherapy (drug treatment for cancer), Surgery, Radiation therapy (radiation treatment for cancer).
How Zofer 8 mg Injection works.
Zofer 8 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 Zofer 8 mg Injection
The most common side effects of Zofer 8 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 Zofer 8 mg Injection
Do not consume Zofer 8 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 Zofer 8 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 Zofer 8 mg Injection
The dosage of Zofer 8 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 Zofer 8 mg Injection
If you forget to take a dose of Zofer 8 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 Zofer 8 mg Injection is suspected.
If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.
Onset of Action Zofer 8mg Injection
Time taken to show the effect of the drug: Oral dose 1 to 2 hours; intravenous dose within 30 minutes.
Duration of Action Zofer 8mg Injection
Effect of medication lasts for an average of 12 hours.
Precautions & Warnings
Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine; it may increase the risk of drowsiness; dizziness or faintness.
Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine.
Frequently Asked Questions About Zofer 8mg Injection
What is Zofer 8mg Injection used for? Answer. Zofer 8mg Injection used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy or any other medical treatment. When should I take Zofer 8mg Injection? Answer. Zofer 8mg 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 Zofer 8mg Injection be taken empty stomach? Answer. Zofer 8mg 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 Zofer 8mg Injection? Answer. Zofer 8mg Injection works by inhibiting the action of serotonin, serotonin is a neurotransmitter chemical produced by nerve cells that may cause nausea and vomiting. Does Zofer 8mg Injection cause drowsiness? Answer. The side effect of Zofer 8mg Injection may cause drowsiness. However, it is only indicative and not all patients will experience it. Can I buy Zofer 8mg Injection without a prescription? Answer. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Zofer 8mg Injection. How to use Zofer 8mg Injection? Answer. Take Zofer 8mg Injection half an hour before a meal as advised by your doctor. Is Zofer 8mg Injection safe to use? Answer. It is safe to use Zofer 8mg Injection under the advice and supervision of your doctor. What are the side effects of Zofer 8mg Injection? Answer. The common side effects of Zofer 8mg Injection are Dizziness, Drowsiness, Fever, Headache, Hypotension, Restlessness, Seizures, Syncope, Somnolence, Weakness. Is Zofer 8mg Injection banned in India? Answer. Zofer 8mg Injection is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine.
For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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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.
Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.