Ondansetron Oral Solution IP | DASTRON SYRUP

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Ondansetron Oral Solution – The medication is an oral solution that primarily works to treat symptoms such as vomiting and nausea caused by chemotherapy. The syrup also helps to treat nausea and vomiting caused after surgery and radiation therapy. Ondansetron Oral Solution prevents and treats throwing up and upset stomach. The drug present in the oral solution is also used to put an individual to sleep before any surgery. The best oral solution for Ondansetron is available under the medical brand name Dastron Syrup.  The dosage and the duration of the syrup will solely depend on the patient’s underlying health condition.

How does Ondansetron Oral Solution work?

The oral suspension contains Ondansetron in it, which is an antiemetic medication. It comes under the class of medication known as serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists. The work of the antiemetic medication is to block the activity of a chemical messenger in the brain named serotonin. This certain chemical messenger is responsible for causing vomiting and nausea after surgery or during chemotherapy. Hence, the drug is able to prevent vomiting and nausea during such severe conditions. The syrup can be taken with or without food as prescribed by your healthcare provider.


Uses of Oral Solution of Ondansetron

  1. The oral solution is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by anti-cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
  2. The syrup also helps treat vomiting and nausea after any surgery.
  3. The drug present in the oral solution is also used to put an individual to sleep before any surgery.

Side Effects of Ondansetron Oral Solution IP

Taking the Ondansetron Syrup may lead to some side effects. The effects of the medication are a very rare sight to see and are usually mild and temporary. However, even though the after-effects of the syrup are rare, they can turn out to be dangerous if not taken care of on time. S0, contact your doctor immediately if you feel that your side effects are not going away or bothering you much.

Some of the common side effects of the Ondansetron Oral Solution IP may include:

  1. Flushing
  2. Constipation
  3. Headache
  4. Dizziness
  5. Lightheadedness
  6. Tiredness
  7. Trouble passing urine
  8. Abdominal Pain
  9. Allergic reaction
  10. Drowsiness


Important Points to Remember about Ondansetron Syrup

Some of the important points and precautions to keep in mind about the oral solution to rule out any side effects of the medicine are:

  1. The syrup is a fast-acting medication and is known to work within 30 mins of taking it.
  2. In case you throw up within 60 mins of taking the dosage of the syrup, it is advised to take another dose of the medicine.
  3. Drink plenty of fluids such as water or juice whatever suits you best to prevent dehydration in the body.
  4. Try not to take any heavy meals or you can also try to take small nourishing snacks throughout the day.
  5. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to ondansetron or any other component present in the oral solution.
  6. Do tell your doctor if you are also taking apomorphine.


Hence, these are some of the crucial points to know before using the Ondansetron Oral Solution. Other than this, the syrup is entirely safe for consumption purposes and is highly recommended by doctors to treat nausea and vomiting.

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