Onset 8mg

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About Onset 8mg

Onset 8mg Tablet is an antiemetic drug. It is used for the relief and prevention of nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Each tablet of Onset 8mg contains the active ingredient Ondansetron, which is a serotonin receptor blocker. 

How effective is Onset 8mg?

Onset 8mg Tablet is very effective for the relief of nausea and vomiting caused by cytotoxic radiation therapy and chemotherapy in cancer patients. Onset 8mg is also used to treat and prevent nausea and vomiting in individuals after a surgery. Onset 8mg works by acting on the vagus nerve and chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) to inhibit the activity of serotonin, a natural substance in the body responsible for nausea and vomiting. 

Can I buy Onset 8mg in Pakistan?

You can now buy Onset 8mg Tablets online from emeds Pharmacy by simply completing the online ordering process. There is no particular need for you to physically visit a pharmacy or book an appointment with a doctor as you can safely and securely have medicines delivered to your home or another choice of location. If you have any query relating to ordering Onset 8mg Tablets online via our website, feel free to contact us on 0311 113 6337 where a qualified member of the team will be available to assist you.

What dose should I choose?

For the management of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy or radiation therapy in adults, the usual dose is 1 tablet (8 mg) taken orally 1-2 hours before receiving treatment and 1 tablet (8 mg) taken orally 12 hours later. 

In children a maximum dose of 16mg is recommended in divided doses.

If you skip a dose by any chance, take it as soon as you remember. Skip the already missed dose if it’s almost time for the next one. Do not double the dose. 

What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Onset 8mg?

Some common and uncommon side-effects when taking Onset 8mg may include:

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Chest pain
  • Dyskinesia
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness

If you experience any side-effects that persist or worsen or any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor immediately. 

Notify your doctor about any prescription/non-prescription drugs you may be taking. 

If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist at emeds Pharmacy before using this drug.

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