What is the use of Emistat medicine?

What is the use of Emistat medicine?

Emistat is a selective 5-hydroxytryptamine-3 (5-HT3) receptor antagonist with anti-emetic activity. Emistat® is indicated for the prevention and treatment of post-operative nausea and vomiting, and for the management of nausea and vomiting induced by cytotoxic chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

What is metoclopramide used for?

Metoclopramide is used to treat the symptoms of slow stomach emptying (gastroparesis) in patients with diabetes. It works by increasing the movements or contractions of the stomach and intestines. It relieves symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, heartburn, a feeling of fullness after meals, and loss of appetite.

Is Emistat safe for pregnancy?

Emestat OD Tablet blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick during pregnancy. This medicine helps you cope up with nausea or vomiting that occurs due to hormonal changes during pregnancy and helps you complete the term without much discomfort. It is a very safe and effective medicine.

What Zofran used for?

Ondansetron is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Ondansetron is in a class of medications called serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of serotonin, a natural substance that may cause nausea and vomiting.

How do you take Emistat?

4-11 years: 5 ml (4 mg) Emistat Oral Solution should be taken 30 minutes before the start of chemotherapy. The other 2 doses should be taken 4 and 8 hours after the first dose. Then 5 ml oral solution should be administered 3 times a day (every 8 hours) for 1-2 days after completion of chemotherapy.

Which tablet is used for vomiting?

Drugs used to treat Nausea/Vomiting

Drug name Rating Rx/OTC
View information about Dramamine Dramamine 8.9 Rx/OTC
Generic name: dimenhydrinate systemic Drug class: anticholinergic antiemetics For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects
View information about lorazepam lorazepam 8.5 Rx

What are side effects of metoclopramide?

Common side effects may include:

  • feeling restless;
  • feeling drowsy or tired;
  • lack of energy;
  • nausea, vomiting;
  • headache, confusion; or.
  • sleep problems (insomnia).

When should I take metoclopramide 10mg?

It is usually taken 4 times a day on an empty stomach, 30 minutes before each meal and at bedtime. When metoclopramide is used to treat symptoms of GERD, it may be taken less frequently, especially if symptoms only occur at certain times of day.

How do you use Emistat?

Which Tablet is best for vomiting during pregnancy?

Medications for Morning Sickness (Vomiting During Pregnancy)

  • ondansetron (Zofran)
  • promethazine (Phenergan)
  • prochlorperazine (Compazine)
  • metoclopramide (Reglan)
  • trimethobenzamide (Tigan)
  • doxylamine succinate and pyridoxine hydrochloride (Diclegis, anti-nausea newly approved version of an older nausea drug)

Will Zofran make you sleepy?

Zofran may cause headaches, drowsiness, constipation and other mild side effects. In rare cases, the anti-nausea medication can cause erratic heartbeats and high serotonin levels, which may be life-threatening. The drug has also been said to cause birth defects, though research findings are mixed.

Is Zofran an opioid?

No, Zofran (ondansetron) is not a narcotic, instead it belongs to a class of medication called 5-HT3 (serotonin) receptor antagonist.