Ondansetron hydrochloride (Zofran®) is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by:
It is not intended to be used as a treatment for nausea or vomiting that is already occurring.
This medication is sold in several forms, including tablets, orally disintegrating tablets, a liquid, and an intravenous product. The specific type and dosage your healthcare provider recommends will depend on a number of factors, including your age and the medical condition being treated.
(Click Ondansetron to read the full eMedTV article on this prescription medication. Topics discussed in this article include dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and safety issues to be aware of during treatment.)