AMOTIC MD 4MG belongs to a group of medications called ‘ anti-emetics’
primarily used in the prevention of vomiting (being sick) and nausea (feeling
sick) that usually occur after cancer chemotherapy, radiation treatment or
surgery. Nausea is an uneasy feeling in which a person feels an urge to vomit
while vomiting is the natural response to the body to forcefully discharge the
AMOTIC MD 4MG contains ‘Ondanestron’ that works by blocking the action
of a chemical in the body (serotonin) responsible for causing nausea and
vomiting. As a result, AMOTIC MD 4MG prevents the sensation of nausea and
vomiting caused due to conditions like surgery, cancer chemotherapy, pregnancy
or motion sickness.
AMOTIC MD 4MG can be taken with or without a meal with a full glass of
water. AMOTIC MD 4MG is available in three forms, namely Orally
disintegrating Tablets, tablets, and oral solution. The doctor will suggest the
right way of taking medicine after checking the dosing form. A person taking AMOTIC
MD 4MG often experience side effects that include a feeling of warmth,
constipation, headache, diarrhea, headache, drowsiness, feeling of tiredness.
Although, not every person faces the side effects of AMOTIC MD 4MG , and even
some of the unpleasant effects of AMOTIC MD 4MG do not require medical
The use of AMOTIC MD 4MG is restricted in persons who are allergic to
any of the ingredients present in this medicine. Tell your doctor if you are
facing liver, kidney, or heart disorders. A pregnant woman should tell their
doctor about their pregnancy as this medicine can not be used in pregnancy as
it may cause a birth deformity in children. AMOTIC MD 4MG could pass in
breastfeeding milk so it should not be given to a woman who is breastfeeding
her baby. AMOTIC MD 4MG contains lactose so tell your doctor if you have
an intolerance to some sugars.
Uses of AMOTIC MD 4MG : Nausea, Vomiting
AMOTIC MD 4MG belongs to a group of medications called anti-emetics
used to prevent nausea and vomiting associated with conditions like cancer chemotherapy,
radiotherapy, surgery, pregnancy and motion sickness in adults and children
above 4 years of age. When serotonin level increases in the blood, it
stimulates the CTZ receptor (chemoreceptor trigger zone) located in the brain
responsible for controlling nausea and vomiting. AMOTIC MD 4MG acts by
inhibiting the release of this serotonin, thereby preventing nausea and
Directions for Use
Tablet: AMOTIC MD 4MG can be taken with or without a meal as suggested
by the doctor. The first dosage of this medicine is generally ingested before
the starting of chemotherapy, radiation treatment, or surgery. Oral
disintegrating tablet: Keep AMOTIC MD 4MG beneath the tongue and allow it
to dissolve in the mouth itself. Do not swallow this medicine. Injection: The
nurse or doctor will inject AMOTIC MD 4MG , so do not self administer.
Storage: Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Side Effects of AMOTIC MD 4MG
A person taking AMOTIC MD 4MG may face some unpleasant effects include
sensations of flushing, constipation, headache, confusion, dizziness, fast
heartbeat, fever, headache, shortness of breath, and weakness. Not everyone
faces these side effects, and some of them did not even require medical
attention. However, if a person faces serious side effects then they should
immediately consult with their doctor.
Tell your doctor if you are dealing with an uneven heart, liver problems, or
any other problem. Tell your doctor if you are taking medicine for epilepsy,
cancer medicines, and abnormal heartbeats. A pregnant lady should tell their
doctor as this medicine can increase the potential risk to the fetus.
ONDANSETRON may affect a person’s ability to drive soon should
avoid driving or operating any machine. People with an irregular heartbeat
(arrhythmia), and phenylketonuria (too much of protein phenylalanine in the
blood) should not take ONDANSETRON as it may cause serious
conditions. The liver patient should not take more than 8 mg of ONDANSETRON
daily. Taking ONDANSETRON with apomorphine can cause a
sharp dip in blood pressure, even leading to death, so avoid its intake
Drug-Drug Interaction: ONDANSETRON may cause a serious reaction
when used with certain medicines like pain killers (acetaminophen, tramadol, ibuprofen),
anti-anxiety (pregabalin, lorazepam), and anti-Parkinson medicine
Drug-Food Interaction: No interaction found.
Drug-Disease Interaction: The use of ONDANSETRON is restricted
in people with hypokalemia (low potassium) and severe liver disease.
One should avoid consuming alcohol while taking ONDANSETRON as
this medicine can interact with alcohol and may worsen the side effects.
ONDANSETRON is not allowed to use in pregnancy as this medicine
can seriously affect the fetus or unborn baby.
ONDANSETRON can pass into breast milk so a lactating mother
should tell their doctor before taking this medicine.
ONDANSETRON may cause lightheadedness in the body, so a person
taking ONDANSETRON should avoid driving or operating any heavy
machinery or tasks that require mental alertness.
In persons dealing with liver problems, the use of ONDANSETRON is
allowed if prescribed by the doctor. However, in patients with severe liver
problems should take a low dose of ONDANSETRON as much as possible.
Do not take more than 8 mg of ONDANSETRON per day in case of liver
The use of ONDANSETRON is safe in patients dealing with kidney
disorders. No dose adjustment is required.
Habit Forming : No
Diet & Lifestyle Advise
A person should take a healthy diet that includes lots of fruits and
vegetables, lean meats, skinless poultry, nuts, fish, whole grains, plant-based
oils, and low-fat dairy products will help to keep a person in good health and
avoid chances of nausea and vomiting.
One should avoid taking greasy or oily foods as this food triggers nausea
Eat cool foods instead of hot and spicy foods.
Include clear broths, non-fat yoghurt, fruit juice, sherbet, and sports
drinks for fluid make up which has got lost due to vomiting.
Do not use ONDANSETRON with Apomorphine as it can cause a sudden
fall of blood pressure leading to death or coma.
The tablet form of ONDANSETRON contains ‘phenylalanine’ so if
you have Phenylketonuria (PKU) avoid its intake.
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Nausea/Vomiting: Nausea is an uneasy feeling in the stomach that may come
and go in waves in which a person feels with a strong urge to vomit. It happens
before vomiting. While vomiting is a natural response of the body in which a
person wants to expel stomach contents from the mouth forcefully. It can be
triggered by taste, anxiety, smell, pain, or irritation to the stomach.
Usually, a person faces nausea and vomiting as the unpleasant effects of cancer
therapy after chemotherapy and radiation therapy. It is essential to control
vomiting and nausea in cancer patients for performing everyday activities of
the day. If not controlled, it can lead to mental changes, loss of appetite,
malnutrition, and dehydration.
The use of ONDANSETRON is not allowed in pregnancy as this
medicine may harm the unborn baby.
ONDANSETRON is an anti-sickness medicine that takes about 1-2
hours to show its action.
ONDANSETRON may pass into mothers’ milk so mothers who are
taking this medicine should not breast-feed their child. A woman should tell
their doctor if they are breastfeeding mothers.
Tell your doctor if you are facing severe constipation as after checking
your condition, the doctor will decide that you can take this medicine or not.
ONDANSETRON may cause changes in the vision, so one should avoid
driving or operating any machine that required mental alertness.
People with an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) and phenylketonuria (too
much protein phenylalanine in the blood) should not take ONDANSETRON as it may
cause serious conditions. The liver patient should not take more than 8 mg of
ONDANSETRON daily. Taking ONDANSETRON with apomorphine can cause a sharp dip in
blood pressure, even leading to death, so avoid its intake together.
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