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Zofran During Pregnancy - Zuplenz Warnings and Precautions

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  • Zofran During Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article talks about pregnancy and Zofran, explaining that it is considered generally safe to take the product if you are expecting. This page also discusses how the FDA categorizes the drug as a pregnancy Category B medication.
  • Zofran for Morning Sickness
    Occasionally, doctors may treat morning sickness with the prescription drug Zofran. As this page from the eMedTV library explains, Zofran can be used "off-label" to treat and prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.
  • Zofran for Nausea
    As this eMedTV segment explains, you may be able to prevent nausea and vomiting (due to chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery) by taking Zofran. This article offers information on how this medicine works for nausea and vomiting.
  • Zofran Generic
    There are several different strengths and forms of generic Zofran (ondansetron). This eMedTV segment describes these in detail; this article also lists a few of the companies who manufacture this generic drug.
  • Zofran in Children
    Zofran can be used in patients as young as four years old for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV Web page further discusses the use of this drug in children and also provides Zofran dosing guidelines for children ages 4 to 12.
  • Zofran Injection
    Zofran is available in several forms, including tablets, orally-disintegrating tablets, and an injection. This eMedTV resource briefly explains when the injections are administered and describes how Zofran works for preventing nausea and vomiting.
  • Zofran ODT 4 mg Orally Disintegrating Tablets
    Children ages 4 to 11 typically start with 4 mg Zofran orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs). This eMedTV page offers information on when and how to take Zofran orally disintegrating tablets and lists the other forms and strengths available for this drug.
  • Zofran ODT 8 mg Orally Disintegrating Tablets
    The usual Zofran dose for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting is 16 mg one hour before surgery. As this eMedTV page explains, this can be taken as either two 8 mg Zofran ODTs (orally disintegrating tablets) or two regular tablets.
  • Zofran Overdose
    It is possible to overdose on Zofran. This portion of the eMedTV library takes a look at Zofran overdose symptoms, including faintness, changes in heart rhythm, and sudden blindness for a few minutes. This page also discusses treatment options.
  • Zofran Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at a number of Zofran precautions and warnings, such as drug interactions and the risk of developing changes in heart rhythm. This article also describes who should not take Zofran.
  • Zofran Sexual Side Effects
    Sexual side effects do not appear to be a common or a rare side effect of Zofran. This eMedTV page explains how the side effects of a medication are studied and talks about what to do if you develop any Zofran sexual side effects.
  • Zofran Side Effects
    Some side effects of Zofran can include fatigue, diarrhea, and dizziness. This portion of the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at some of the common side effects, as well as several serious side effects to report to your doctor, such as chest pain.
  • Zofran Tablets
    There are four different forms of Zofran (tablets, orally-disintegrating tablets, solution, and injection). This eMedTV article describes this medication in more detail, discusses approved Zofran uses, and explores the effects of this product.
  • Zofran Uses
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Zofran is prescribed to prevent nausea and vomiting associated with several causes, such as chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. This page also covers off-label Zofran uses and the use of Zofran in children.
  • Zofran With Chemotherapy
    As this eMedTV page explains, taking Zofran with chemotherapy has been shown to help prevent nausea and vomiting that can occur as a result of chemotherapy treatment. This article discusses dosing guidelines and how Zofran works to block serotonin.
  • Zolinza
    Zolinza is a drug licensed to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma when the cancer has gotten worse or returned. This eMedTV article presents more details on this medicine, with information on when it is prescribed, how it is taken, and possible side effects.
  • Zolinza and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, it is unknown whether Zolinza (vorinostat) passes through breast milk. This page takes a look at using this drug while breastfeeding, with details on why the manufacturer advises against it.
  • Zolinza and Pregnancy
    It is important to use an effective form of birth control during Zolinza (vorinostat) treatment. This eMedTV segment describes some of the potentially dangerous complications that may occur in an unborn child whose mother uses Zolinza during pregnancy.
  • Zolinza Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, the Zolinza dosage your doctor prescribes may be adjusted if you develop serious or bothersome side effects. This page takes an in-depth look at dosing guidelines for this drug, with tips on how to take it properly.
  • Zolinza Drug Interactions
    It may not be safe to combine Zolinza with products like clozapine, valproic acid, or warfarin. This eMedTV resource contains an explanation of the potentially dangerous complications that can occur when certain drug interactions occur with Zolinza.
  • Zolinza Medication Information
    Zolinza is a drug prescribed to treat cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in adults. This eMedTV page contains information on Zolinza, including how this chemotherapy medication is taken and who may not be able to use it. A link to more details is also included.
  • Zolinza Overdose
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, a Zolinza (vorinostat) overdose may cause problems such as anemia or dangerously low blood cell counts. This page lists other possible overdose effects and explains how these symptoms may be treated.
  • Zolinza Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, some of the possible side effects of Zolinza include diarrhea, vomiting, and fatigue. This article also warns of potentially dangerous reactions to this chemotherapy drug that require immediate medical care.
  • Zolinza Uses
    Zolinza is prescribed to help relieve symptoms caused by cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. This eMedTV Web page examines this particular form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It also describes how this drug works and lists possible off-label uses for Zolinza.
  • Zolinza Warnings and Precautions
    Do not use Zolinza if you have severe liver disease. More precautions and warnings for Zolinza are listed in this eMedTV Web selection, including potentially dangerous complications that may occur and who should not use this chemotherapy drug.
  • Zomata
    Zometa is a drug that is used to treat high blood calcium and prevent bone problems caused by cancer. This eMedTV page discusses Zometa uses in more detail and lists possible side effects of the medicine. Zomata is a common misspelling of Zometa.
  • Zometa
    Zometa is a medicine used to treat high blood calcium due to cancer. This page from the eMedTV Web site further discusses what Zometa is used for, describes how the drug works, and explains when and how the medicine should be administered.
  • Zometa and Breastfeeding
    It is generally not recommended to breastfeed while taking Zometa. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at Zometa and breastfeeding, and describes the possible complications that may occur if the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Zometa and Pregnancy
    It is generally recommended that pregnant women avoid taking Zometa. This section of the eMedTV archives discusses Zometa and pregnancy in more detail and further explains why pregnant women may want to avoid the medication.
  • Zometa and Weight Loss
    Weight loss is a possible side effect that may occur with the use of Zometa. This part of the eMedTV library offers more information on Zometa and weight loss, and explains how common this side effect is with the medication.
  • Zometa Dosage
    For the treatment of high blood calcium, the recommended Zometa dosage is 4 mg. This page on the eMedTV site also offers Zometa dosing recommendations for the prevention of bone problems due to cancer and explains how to take the medication.
  • Zometa Drug Information
    This page of the eMedTV site provides some basic information on Zometa, a drug used to treat bone- and calcium-related changes due to cancer. This segment explains how the medication is administered and what to discuss with your doctor prior to treatment.
  • Zometa Drug Interactions
    Aminoglycoside antibiotics, NSAIDs, and diuretics are medicines that may cause Zometa interactions. This eMedTV segment lists other specific medicines that could cause Zometa drug interactions and describes the possible effects of these interactions.
  • Zometa Overdose
    Possible Zometa overdose symptoms include burning or tingling sensations, kidney damage, and fever. This eMedTV article lists other potential signs or symptoms of a Zometa overdose and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Zometa Side Effects
    Some of the most commonly reported side effects of Zometa include vomiting, fever, and anemia. This eMedTV Web page offers a more complete list of possible Zometa side effects, including serious side effects that should be reported to your doctor.
  • Zometa Uses
    Zometa is used for treating conditions such as high blood calcium levels due to cancer. This eMedTV page discusses Zometa uses in more detail and further explains how the medicine works to help with these conditions.
  • Zometa Warnings and Precautions
    Zometa may potentially cause kidney damage in some people. This eMedTV article includes a list of other Zometa warnings and precautions that you should be aware of before starting the drug and offers information on who should not take the medicine.
  • Zortress
    Zortress is a drug licensed to prevent the body from rejecting a new kidney or liver after a transplant. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, with detailed information on dosing, potential side effects, and more.
  • Zortress 0.5 Mg
    This eMedTV page explains that your doctor may prescribe Zortress to help prevent an organ transplant rejection. This article discusses the factors that may affect your dosage and lists the available Zortress strengths (0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, and 0.75 mg).
  • Zortress and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, the manufacturer of Zortress (everolimus) recommends that women avoid this drug while nursing. This page talks about breastfeeding and Zortress, including the results of animal studies on this topic.
  • Zortress and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Zortress (everolimus) has been shown to cause fetal harm when given to pregnant animals. This resource provides important information for women who are considering taking this medication during pregnancy.
  • Zortress Blood Level Monitoring
    When using Zortress, your doctor will adjust your dose based on the levels of the drug in your blood. This eMedTV Web selection takes a closer look at monitoring Zortress blood levels, including specific ranges that are considered normal.
  • Zortress Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Zortress is a tablet taken twice a day to help prevent organ rejection in adults who have had a liver or kidney transplant. This article outlines specific dosing guidelines for Zortress and tips on how to take it.
  • Zortress Drug Interactions
    Taking Zortress with trastuzumab, tacrolimus, or other medicines may cause negative reactions. This eMedTV page offers a detailed list of drugs that may cause interactions with Zortress, and describes the potentially serious complications that may result.
  • Zortress Medication Information
    Your healthcare provider may prescribe Zortress to prevent organ rejection after your kidney transplant. This eMedTV Web selection provides some basic information on Zortress, including how this medication works, dosing guidelines, and side effects.
  • Zortress Overdose
    The specific effects of a Zortress (everolimus) overdose depend on how much was taken and other factors. This eMedTV resource describes what happened in one report of an overdose on this drug and lists possible treatment options that are available.
  • Zortress Side Effects
    If you are taking Zortress, side effects may occur and can include diarrhea, headaches, and insomnia. This eMedTV page offers a detailed list of other reactions this medication might cause, including some of the serious problems that require medical care.
  • Zortress Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Zortress is used to prevent organ rejection in adults who have had a kidney or liver transplant. This page explains how this drug works to weaken the immune system and describes possible unapproved uses.
  • Zortress Warnings and Precautions
    Zortress can increase your risk for certain problems, such as skin cancer and diabetes. This eMedTV Web selection offers more warnings and precautions for Zortress, including details on why this medicine may not be safe for some people.
  • Zuplenz
    Available by prescription only, Zuplenz is a medicine approved for preventing nausea and vomiting. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this medication, including details on how it works, potential side effects, general safety concerns, and more.
  • Zuplenz and Breastfeeding
    Zuplenz (ondansetron oral soluble film) may not be safe to use while nursing a child. This eMedTV page discusses Zuplenz and breastfeeding, including details on whether this drug passes through breast milk and the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Zuplenz and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered safe to take Zuplenz (ondansetron oral soluble film) during pregnancy. This eMedTV page discusses the results of animal studies involving this drug, and explains why the FDA classifies it as a pregnancy Category B medicine.
  • Zuplenz Dosage
    For preventing nausea or vomiting, the dose of Zuplenz will depend on your age and several other factors. This eMedTV article describes other factors that may affect your dosage and takes an in-depth look at specific dosing guidelines for this medicine.
  • Zuplenz Drug Interactions
    Phenytoin and tramadol are some of the drugs that can cause negative interactions with Zuplenz. This eMedTV Web article lists several other medicines that may lead to complications when taken with Zuplenz and describes the problems that may result.
  • Zuplenz Medication Information
    This eMedTV resource offers some basic information on Zuplenz, a medication used to prevent nausea and vomiting. This article also explains how this prescription medicine works, possible side effects, and why it may not be suitable for some people.
  • Zuplenz Overdose
    If you take too much Zuplenz (ondansetron oral soluble film), seek immediate medical care. This eMedTV Web selection describes what to expect with an overdose, including possible symptoms and details on how a doctor may treat these problems.
  • Zuplenz Side Effects
    Headaches, fatigue, and constipation are common reactions that can occur with Zuplenz. This eMedTV resource describes other potential side effects of Zuplenz, with information on how often they occur and which reactions require immediate medical care.
  • Zuplenz Uses
    If you want to prevent nausea and vomiting, you may benefit from Zuplenz. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at what Zuplenz is used for, including specific uses, possible off-label uses, and whether it is safe for children.
  • Zuplenz Warnings and Precautions
    Taking Zuplenz can increase your risk of problems, such as changes in heart rhythm or allergic reactions. This eMedTV page lists other precautions and warnings for Zuplenz, including what your doctor needs to know and who should not use this drug.
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