Ontix

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Ontix

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Ontix Information

Ontix is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet, Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Nausea and Vomiting.

The correct dosage of Ontix depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Ontix side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Ontix are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Ontix has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Ontix has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Ontix related warnings section.

Ontix is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Heart Disease, Calcium Deficiency, Potassium Deficiency are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by Ontix are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Ontix with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Ontix is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

  1. Ontix Benefits & Uses
  2. Ontix Dosage & How to Take
  3. Ontix Side Effects
  4. Ontix Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Ontix with Other Drugs
  6. Ontix Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Ontix
  8. Ontix Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Ontix Benefits & Uses

Ontix is used to treat the following -

  1. Nausea and Vomiting Primary

Ontix Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Ontix

Ondansetron

Ontix Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ontix is used -

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Injection site pain
  4. Constipation Moderate
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Fever Mild
  7. Anxiety Mild
  8. Chills
  9. Urine Retention
  10. Agitation
  11. Drowsiness
  12. Diarrhoea
  13. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  14. Rash
  15. Paresthesia

Ontix Related Warnings

Is the use of Ontix safe for pregnant women?

Ontix is safe for pregnant women.

Safe

Is the use of Ontix safe during breastfeeding?

Ontix may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Ontix on the Kidneys?

Ontix does not damage the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Ontix on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Ontix. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Ontix on the Heart?

Ontix may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Ontix with Other Drugs

Ontix should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amiodarone

Tramadol

Sotalol

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Aripiprazole

    Asenapine

    Ontix Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ontix unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Heart Disease
    2. Liver Disease
    3. Phenylketonuria (PKU)
    4. Calcium Deficiency
    5. Potassium Deficiency

    Frequently asked Questions about Ontix

    Is this Ontix habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Ontix is addictive.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    After taking Ontix, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Ontix can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, Ontix is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Ontix cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

    Ontix Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Ontix

    Taking Ontix with food does not harm your health.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Ontix

    Taking Ontix with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe

    Ontix FAQs

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Is Ontix safe for children?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Ontix is safe to be used in children from 6 months to 12 years of age. Apart from preventing nausea and vomiting related to chemotherapy and radiation, Ontix can be used in this population group for managing acute gastritis. Acute gastritis presents itself as a self-limited infection with vomiting leading to dehydration and electrolyte imbalances. Always check with a child specialist and do not administer this drug yourself.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Is it safe to take Ontix?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, it is safe to take Ontix for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more or less of Ontix, more frequently or less frequently. It is important to follow the recommendations of your doctor completely. 

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Can Ontix be taken for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Ontix can be taken for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea. Irritable bowel syndrome is a common gastrointestinal disorder affecting a lot of people. It causes gas, abdominal discomfort and changes in the bowel movement like diarrhea or constipation. The disease can be controlled by altering the diet and eating more of fibre and less of fats, alcohol, caffeine and spicy food. Increasing physical activity and reducing stress can also help greatly. 

    Question over 1 year ago

    Why Ontix is prescribed post surgery?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Ontix is usually administered before and after surgery for treating post-anesthesia shivering (PAS) and nausea. PAS is a condition in which tremors of head, neck, trunk, shoulder, and extremities. It greatly reduces the quality of life of a patient since it causes discomfort and increases pain. It disturbs surgical care and increases the stress on cardiopulmonary functions. Hence as a precautionary measure, this medicine is administered to prevent unpleasant anesthetic effects.

    Question about 2 years ago

    How to take Ontix?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    Ontix is available in form of tablet, syrup, and injection. It should be taken as per your doctor's instructions. Ideally, Ontix has to be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. The initial dose is usually taken half an hour before chemotherapy, 1 to 2 hours before radiation therapy and 1 hour before a surgery. Additional doses can be suggested by the doctor as per the individual requirements.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

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