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Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: Currently popular in ER's, it has had no effect. Once they have given maximum number of dosages and I am still actively vomiting. Finally I get old fashioned Phenergan and then things turn around.
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: My daughter was experiences a constant unexplained ache in her stomach and a feeling that she was going to throw up, that no stomach test could find. 3 months later an MRI showed she had an AVM in her brain. Surgery to repair took all symptoms away. 3 years later she started having the same feelings. Found out the feeling of throwing up was the aura before partial seizures they didn't know she was having. Still was having the gnawing ache. One amazing doctor suggested Zofran...it was our miracle. She has been fine ever since.
Review by Anonymous (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting, Chemotherapy Induced: Overall, it has been the best anti-emetic available for chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting. The downfall is gastric slowdown-- which can become more pronounced if on vinca alkaloid chemo or opioids.
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: I can't say enough about Zofran. I was curled in a fetal position in front of the bathroom, on the floor, in a cold sweat after vomiting for the last two hours. The last bout was dry heaving. Still the nausea was crippling me. My wife gave me one pill and within 30 minutes the hell I was going through broke like an ocean tide receding. I keep Zofran in the medicine cabinet now, at all times.
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: I am type 1 diabetic and have been having symptoms of gastroparesis. Zofran coupled with erythromycin has been the only thing to give me relief. After being sick/vomiting for the past 5 weeks on and off, it is nice to be back to some sort of normality.
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: It worked like a miracle. Nausea is gone. I have been in a constant state of nausea for over 4 months and have tried many other medications. This is the only one that works. Luck to all.
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: I first used this med while going through chemotherapy for cancer. It was the third or fourth medication that my oncologist prescribed after unsatisfactory results with the previous. Zofran capsules worked to control my chemotherapy-induced nausea. Most recently I had it given via IV in the ER for viral nausea. I was sent home with a prescription for Zofran ODT which seems to work even better.
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: I have nausea and vomiting in my first trimester. But for me it does not work I am completely miserable missing school and work. At my wits end I don't what to do.
Zofran (ondansetron) for Gastroenteritis: I have used Zofran on two different occasions. Went to the Dr for assistance after a week of vomiting because I was so miserable and weak. Felt so much better within 30 minutes I started eating the first thing I saw. Second time I used it to bypass the stomach flu that everyone was catching. I took it within 2 hours of symptoms; I fell asleep shaking, heart racing, with a fever and cold sweat, clutching a bucket to throw up in. Woke up 6 hours later feeling absolutely fine, just a little hungry.
Zofran (ondansetron) for Gastroenteritis: Went into ER with gastroenteritis symptoms. Was given two injections of Zofran and a script for pills at home. Works so well and allows me to sleep really well. A very comfortable and calm feeling into a nice deep sleep. Works well for the nausea.
Zofran (ondansetron) for Gastroenteritis: Could not hold water down and had heaves all the way to the ER. They gave me a different medicine first and it did nothing, so they gave me Zofran and in a few minutes I was sitting up wanting food.
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: Zofran is a life saver! Works quickly and very well. I get bad anxiety and worry a lot which causes recent and sometimes unbearable stomach upset. One pill and I'm good! I am so happy I found relief. It does cause constipation for me but I'd much rather deal with that!
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: I suffer from both severe emetophobia (fear of vomiting) AND a panic disorder which causes nausea and gastric upset. I spent many years trapped in a horrible cycle of panicking any time I felt the slightest twinge of nausea, which in turn, induced intense stomach upset, sometimes to the point of heaving. I've tried other anti-nausea medication in the past (Phenergran, Compazine), with so-so results, and the annoying side effect of extreme drowsiness. Zofran has been a real lifesaver for me. Within minutes of taking a pill, my nausea subsides. The only side effect I've experienced has been constipation, but I'll take that over vomiting any day!
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Zofran (ondansetron) for Gastroenteritis: I took my 16 year old daughter into the ER after stomach cramps and throwing up all day long. She was at the point she was so thirsty she would put water in her mouth and then spit it out because even a little water and she would throw up. Once they gave her this medication she was able to drink a full glass of water within minutes and walked out of the ER wanting Mexican (which she did not get). What a difference it made?
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Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: My wife was on chemo and doctor tried several other medicines. None worked. Zofran worked after the first pill. It was expensive but never went to another type of medicine.
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: Have been taking this medicine for the past 17 weeks with severe hyperemesis. Have been hospitalized 7 times with dehydration. This was mainly when I had the flu on top of the morning sickness. Zofran is a really great medicine, I'm on 8mg three times a day. Side effects include lack of appetite and constipation. But the benefits far outweigh the risk of not having it. I am able to eat and drink what I need to keep this baby growing and although I am still not able to return to work, I am able to do day to day tasks. In Australia this isn't covered by any insurance at all and for the 8mg they are $120 for 10 tablets so at 3 a day and not being able to work it is costing us a fortune but again on the positive side the baby is healthy!
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: After trying numerous medicines for my persistent nausea this one is the most helpful with the least side effects. Main side effect is inability to concentrate so I can't drive on high doses but I do have a very sensitive system and tend to experience many side effects. But with that being about it I'm glad to have it to rely on.
Zofran (ondansetron) for Nausea/Vomiting: For my periods, the first few days are usually absolutely unbearable. I would be hugging the toilet from the moment I woke up until I went to bed for almost 3 days straight. My mom, being a doctor, set me up with Zofran and seriously it is the most incredible pill I have ever taken. Within 10 minutes, my stomach has settled and I'm ready to take on the day.
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