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Zofran Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Zofran is used for the prevention of nausea and vomiting that may be caused by radiation therapy and chemotherapy for cancer, and, in some cases, to prevent these problems following surgery.

Zofran Dosage

  • For adults and children 12 Years of Age, the recommended dose of Zofran is one 8-milligram tablet or 2 teaspoonfuls of oral solution taken twice a day.
  • Children 4 through 11 Years of Age, the recommended dose of Zofran is one 4-milligram tablet or 1 teaspoonful of oral solution taken 3 times a day.

Uses of Zofran

  • It is used for the prevention of nausea and vomiting.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Zofran

Before taken Zofran medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Zofran. Side effects may include:

  • Anxiety
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Female reproductive disorders
  • Headache
  • Itching
  • Low blood pressure
  • Shivers

Warnings and precautions before taking Zofran:

  • If drugs similar to Zofran (for instance, Anzemet or Kytril) have given you a reaction, Zofran may cause one too.
  • If you suffer from phenylketonuria (an excess of the amino acid phenylalanine) remember that Zofran contains this substance.

Drug Interaction :-

No interactions with Zofran have been reported. But if you are taking Zofran with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Zofran with other drugs.


After taken Zofran if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Zofran overdose include:

  • Low blood pressure and fainting
  • Sudden blindness
  • Severe constipation

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