ondansetron, Zofran

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Malvarez
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128101
Filename:
ondansetron, Zofran
Updated:
2012-10-01 18:01:02
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Serotonin receptor antagonist
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Dallas EMS
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  1. Mechanism of Action;
    prevents nausea/vomiting by blocking serotonin peripherally, centrally and in small intestine
  2. Indications;
    prevention and or cessation of acute nausea and vomiting
  3. Contraindications & Precautions;
    Contraindications;hypersensitivioty Precautions; pregnancy, pediatric, geriatric
  4. Route and Dosage;
    • IV (or IM) 4-8 mg undiluted >over 2-5 minutes
    • peds<40kg .1mg/kg
    • peds>40kg 4mg
  5. Adverse reactions and side effects;
    drowsiness, bronchospasm, shivering

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