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Emefilm 4mg Disintegrating Strips 5's

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Description
Emefilm 4 mg Tablet belongs to the Antiemetics drug group that is used for treating nausea as well as vomiting, caused by other medical treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. This medicine will block the chemical serotonin from releasing in your gut and your central nervous system. This will prevent vomiting and nausea. Emefilm 4 mg Tablet is available in four different forms that can be taken orally; tablet, disintegrating (dissolving) tablet, solution and film. This medication is a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist, prescribed for nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery. It blocks serotonin receptors in the vomiting center and on nerves supplying the digestive system. It comes as a tablet, a rapidly disintegrating (dissolving) tablet, and an oral solution to take by mouth, and injection administered intravenously. The first dose of this medication is usually taken 30 minutes before the start of chemotherapy, 1 to 2 hours before the start of radiation therapy, or 1 hour before surgery. Additional doses are sometimes taken one to three times a day during cytotoxic Chemotherapy or radiation therapy and for 1 to 2 days after the end of treatment.
How to use
Take Emefilm 4 mg Film with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if the patient experiences any undesirable effects.
To take Emefilm orally disintegrating tablet (Emefilm ODT): -Keep the tablet in its blister pack until you are ready to take the medicine. Open the package and peel back the foil from the tablet blister. -Do not push a tablet through the foil or you may damage the tablet. -Using dry hands, remove the tablet and place it in your mouth. It will begin to dissolve right away. -Do not swallow the tablet whole. -Allow it to dissolve in your mouth without chewing. -Swallow several times as the tablet dissolves. If desired, you may drink liquid to help swallow the dissolved tablet.
Precautions
If you have an allergy to ondansetron or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
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