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Tip of the Week– Ondansetron (Zofran) Medication Review

Zofran is commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy medications and also as a prophylactic treatment  prior to surgery.  Available as both a quick dissolve tablet and in IV/IM solution.

Common Side Effects for Ondansetron :

  • headache
  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • feeling cold
  • numbness, burning, or tingling in the fingers or toes
  • fever
  • pain, redness, swelling, warmth, or burning in the place where ondansetron was injected

Follow the links below for more information on this medication.  This includes important patient information and education links found on the NIH Medline page.

Zofran Patient Info from NIH Medlin

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Variations On The Kanon By Pachelbel by George Winston

George Winston - December: Piano Solos - Anniversary Edition
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