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Ondansetron Oral Solution –  Given as a single dose, Ondansetron Oral Solution is an effective treatment for pediatric gastroenteritis (nausea & vomiting). It is mainly used to alleviate nausea and vomiting caused by intestinal infection, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and surgery. Additionally, it helps in treating vomiting that comes as a side effect of medications such as painkillers. Sold in the market with the brand name Donsip, this oral solution is available at the Best Ondansetron Oral Solution Manufacturer & Supplier, Biotic Healthcare.

Mechanism of Action

A chemical substance Serotonin is released by the dead skin cells into the blood of the child during chemotherapy, radiotherapy, surgeries, a stomach infection, etc. Serotonin activates specific regions in the body that as a result induce vomiting in the child. Ondansetron Oral Solution aids in blocking the effects of this chemical substance on the specific vomiting centers of the brain and stops vomiting.

This oral solution is beneficial in lowering the frequency of vomiting and the need for intravenous fluids in infants and children between the age of six months and twelve, who are dehydrated to mild to a moderate degree and who failed initial Oral Rehydration Therapy.

Necessary Instructions to Follow

Ondansetron Oral Solution should be used for children in the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor or pediatrician. To give this Oral Solution to your child in the correct manner, make sure to use it with appropriate directions. Additionally, follow the instructions that are mentioned below to ensure your child is safe from any unwanted side effects.

  1. Give Ondansetron Oral Solution one to two hours before a radiotherapy session and one hour before surgery to prevent your child from vomiting.
  2. Give this medicine to your child 30 minutes prior to help control vomiting caused due to chemotherapy.
  3. Ondansetron Oral Solution can be given to the child with or without food or as prescribed by the doctor or pediatrician.
  4. It is advised to increase the fluid intake of your child and keep them hydrated.
  5. If your child throws up the medication within 30 minutes of taking it, try giving them another dose while making them relax. If it is already time for the next dose, do not double the dose.
  6. Inform your child’s doctor about all the medicines your child is taking including painkillers, antibiotics, vitamins, etc.
  7. Before giving this medication to your child, it is better to notify the child’s doctor if he is allergic to Ondansetron or any of the other medicines.

Possible Side Effects

Although Ondansetron Oral Solution is an effective treatment for Nausea and Vomiting and is well-tolerated in children, it may come with certain mild and temporary side effects for the child. If adverse effects develop in the child, they will probably go away once the body becomes used to the medication. If these side effects trouble your child, consult the pediatrician. Following are the side effects associated with this oral solution:

  1. Headache
  2. Constipation
  3. Fatigue
  4. Diarrhea

If your child becomes highly irritated with the adverse effects, consult the doctor or pediatrician right away.