OVEROF MD TABLETS is antiemetic drug used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy and radiation therapy. It works by blocking the action of a chemical substance that causes nausea and vomiting. The most common side effects are constipation and headache.
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Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. OVEROF-MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
OVEROF-MD is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (serotonin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomiting during anti-cancer treatment (chemotherapy) or after surgery.
Ondansetron can be taken for nausea, vomiting or motion sickness if prescribed by your doctor. It is not used to treat food poisoning, pain or stomach flu
Ondansetron may cause sleepiness/dizziness. If you notice such symptoms, please consult your doctor
An initial benefit with OVEROF-MD may be seen after 2 weeks of treatment. However, it may take around 2-3 months or more (in some patients) to see the full benefits
If you forget to take the scheduled dose of OVEROF-MD and it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose you missed and take your next dose at the scheduled time. Otherwise, take it as soon as you remember, and then go back to taking your medicine as you would normally. Do not take a double dose to make up for the dose you missed because this may increase the risk of unwanted side effects. If you are not sure what to do, consult your doctor about how to manage a situation like this.
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
OVEROF MD TABLETS is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
OVEROF MD TABLETS is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby. Avoid prolonged use of OVEROF MD TABLETS , since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Not relevant, as OVEROF MD TABLETS is intended for use in hospitalized patients.
There is limited information available on the use of OVEROF MD TABLETS in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of OVEROF MD TABLETS in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.