ondansetron (injection) (cont.)
What happens if I miss a dose (Zofran)?
Since ondansetron is given by a healthcare professional, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Zofran)?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid while taking ondansetron (Zofran)?
This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
What other drugs will affect ondansetron (Zofran)?
There are many other medicines that can increase your risk of heart rhythm problems if you use them together with ondansetron.
Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with ondansetron, especially:
- arsenic trioxide;
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin, erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, or pentamidine;
- an antidepressant such as amitriptyline, clomipramine, or desipramine;
- anti-malaria medications such as chloroquine or mefloquine;
- heart rhythm medicine such as amiodarone, dofetilide, disopyramide, dronedarone, ibutilide, procainamide, propafenone, quinidine, or sotalol;
- other medicines to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting such as dolasetron or droperidol;
- medicines to treat psychiatric disorders, such as chlorpromazine, clozapine, haloperidol, pimozide, thioridazine, or ziprasidone; or
- migraine headache medicine such as sumatriptan or zolmitriptan.
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with ondansetron, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about ondansetron injection.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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