Emiston is an antiemetic medicine commonly used to control nausea and vomiting due to certain medical conditions like stomach upset. It is also used to ... View More
Uses of Emiston
Side effects of Emiston
How to use Emiston
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow... View More
How Emiston works
Emiston is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (serotonin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomiting... View More
What if you forget to take Emiston?
If you miss a dose of Emiston, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Prevention of nausea-vomiting associated with chemotherapy, Prevention of nausea & vomiting associated with radiotherapy, Prevention of post-operative n... View More
May be taken with or without food. Reconstitution: Prior to IV infusion, dilute in 50 mL dextrose 5% inj or normal saline.
Oral Adult: Prevention of nausea & vomiting associated with chemotherapy: Highly emetogenic chemotherapy: 24 mg once 30 minutes before start of sing... View More
Oral Moderate emetogenic cancer chemotherapy: Child (4-11 years): 4 mg tablet should be taken 30 minutes before the start of chemotherapy. The other... View More
Renal impairment: Dose adjustment not necessary
Use with apomorphine (profound hypotension).
Mode of Action
Ondansetron antagonises selective 5-HT3-receptor, blocking serotonin, both peripherally on vagal nerve terminals and centrally in the chemoreceptor trig... View More
May mask progressive ileus and/or gastric distension. Severe hepatic impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters ECG monitoring of patien... View More
>10% Headache (9-27%),Malaise/fatigue (9-13%),Constipation (6-11%) 1-10% Hypoxia (9%),Drowsiness (8%),Diarrhea (2-7%),Dizziness (7%),Fever (2-8%),G... View More
May reduce analgesic effect of tramadol. Rifampicin and other CYP3A4 inducers may reduce levels/effects of ondansetron. Concomitant use of QT-prolonging... View More