Ondansetron

Ondansetron is a serotonin 5-HT3 antagonist drug. These group of drugs block serotonin, which in turn prevents vomiting and nausea. It is usually used to treat gastric problems in patients receiving chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

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Can Eldopar be used for children?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter has been experiencing some stomach ache since two hours. She went to the toilet and had loose stool, not exactly watery but loose. She is also complaining of vomiting feeling. Can I give her Eldopar? Is any antibiotic required for stomach infection? I have given her 5 mL of On...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Stomach ache, nausea and loose stools could be due to acute gastroenteritis, food poisoning or stomach upset. Child will need antibiotics, because this appears to be an infection. Eldopar contains Loperamide drug, which is used to st...  Read Full »

Is Emeset-4 safe to take during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 15 weeks pregnant, and I take Emeset-4 daily to control vomiting and nausea. I am having Emeset-4 from almost a month, but my doctor told me to take it less often. I tried stopping it, but my vomiting started again. What to do? I tried taking Doxinate-G, but it does not work. Please ...  Read Full »


Dr. Joshi Shalaka Kishor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not advisable to take Emeset-4 (Ondansetron) during pregnancy so frequently. 6 to 7 large quantity vomits per day is considered normal, also small quantity 10 to 15 vomits per day is also normal. No treatment is required in either case. These arepregnancy-induc...  Read Full »

How to know if my infant is allergic to cows' milk?

Query: Hello doctor, My 6-month-old baby has been vaccinated today morning by 10. He was sleepy for most of the afternoon and seems hungrier than usual and by 8:30 pm tonight, he started vomiting and continued for the next few hours. He has a mild fever of 37.7 C. I fed him sweet potatoes this evening at...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please note the following important points: 1) None of the vaccines cause vomiting. 2) 37.7 C is a normal temperature post-vaccination, so you need not worry about that. 3) Regarding the history of vomiting, it is not strong enough to suggest an allergy to cow...  Read Full »

Why is my 3-year-old son suffering from periodic episodes of vomiting and fever?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 3 months old. Three days ago, he had a fever with cold and cough. Due to the cough, he had severe vomiting. On the next day, we consulted his doctor, who prescribed Emeset, Crocin, Meftal spas, Ascoril D, Ecobion, and ORS. The same night he had a fever again. He felt bet...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Given his age, fever with cough and cold is probably a viral fever. Although the treatment you are undertaking is thorough, it needs a few changes for a better relief. Please answer the following questions, so that I can tell you more about the necessary treatments: H...  Read Full »

Why is my son having a high fever and throwing up everything he eats?

Query: Hello doctor, My 2 year old son is suffering from fever. The temperature right now is 100.4 degrees. He is vomiting every thing he is eating.  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a sore throat, most likely of a viral origin. But, a bacterial cause should be considered if there is a significant pain the throat. The investigations to be done are CBC (complete blood count) and ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate). I suggest the f...  Read Full »

When I smoke just two sticks of cigarette, I puke. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18 year old. I was in a boarding school and tried smoking cigarettes quite a few times. I am not addicted to it. I just thought it was alright to try it a few times. I used to try three sticks in a span of three weeks. And then, I stopped for around three months. And now, when I...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have been smoking previously quite a few times, then stopped and now again restarted it, you are feeling nauseous. It does not mean at all, that you have lung cancer. So, just do not worry. Smoking causes gastritis which is very common. I suggest you quit smoki...  Read Full »

My son vomits for four to five minutes after he has milk every morning. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My son is three and a half years old. From the past 12 days, he vomits four or five minutes after drinking milk. This happens only in the mornings. He is fine if he drinks it at night. Please suggest a cure.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest the following medicines: Syrup Oflomac-M (a combination of Ofloxacin and Metronidazole), 4 ml three times a day for three days to be taken half an hour after meals. Syrup Ondem (Ondansetron) 4 ml three times a day for three days to be taken half an hour befo...  Read Full »

Why does my 10-year-old daughter throw up every time she eats or drinks something?

Query: Hello doctor, My 10 year old daughter has been throwing up immediately after eating or drinking anything. This has been going on since the last five days. She has no fever, headache or diarrhea. All the LT, CBP and urine tests are normal. Presently she is on injection Rantac and tablet Pan. She ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The vomiting could be due to gastritis or food poisoning. As there is no fever or diarrhea, infection is unlikely and food poisoning generally subsides in two to thr...  Read Full »

What causes severe stomach pain with vomiting in a 6-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, My 6 year old boy is suffering from stomach ache. He vomited 2 to 3 times already. He had mangoes yesterday, and today he is having yellow vomiting. I gave him Ondansetron syrup and Cyclopam. The vomiting has stopped now, but he still has the stomach pain. The stomach pain is so seve...  Read Full »


Dr. M.l. Kothari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your child is suffering from gastroenteritis. I suggest you try giving him the following: Continue Ondansetron syrup, one teaspoonful thrice a day. Cyclopam (Paracetamol and Dicyclomine) syrup, one teaspoonful thrice a day. Syrup Zenflox OZ (Ofloxacin and Ornidazole), ...  Read Full »

What is the best treatment for stomach flu?

Query: Hello doctor, A week ago, I woke up with an upset stomach, diarrhea, vomiting and rotten egg burps. I suspect it was due to a dairy product that I ate a day earlier. A few hours later, I ate some pasta, and everything started over again with diarrhea, vomiting, and the rotten egg burps. The next day...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and they are within normal limits. Your description fits into acute gastroenteritis, that is, a stomach infection. My recommendations would be the following: A combination of Ofloxacin and Orni...  Read Full »

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