Zofran 4 mg Tablets
Zofran® (ondansetron hydrochloride) is a prescription medicine that has been licensed to prevent nausea and vomiting due to several causes. It is commonly used for preventing nausea and vomiting associated with radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and surgery. Zofran comes in several strengths and forms, including:
- 4 mg Zofran tablets
- 8 mg Zofran tablets
- 4 mg Zofran ODT (orally disintegrating tablets)
- 8 mg Zofran ODT (orally disintegrating tablets)
- Zofran oral solution 5 mg per 5 mL (one teaspoon)
- Zofran injection.
The Zofran dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on your age and the condition you are being treated for. The recommended dose for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting is 16 mg (two 8 mg tablets) taken one hour before the anesthesia is administered. For chemotherapy-induced and radiation-induced nausea and vomiting, Zofran dosing will depend on what type of chemotherapy or radiation therapy you are receiving.
(Click Zofran Dosage for more information on when and how to take Zofran, to find out how dosing works for children, and for a list of tips and precautions for using this drug.)