Ondansetron is an antiemetic drug used to treat or prevent severe vomiting in dogs and cats. While the FDA has approved it only for use in humans, veterinarians may prescribe it in certain situations. It is usually well tolerated by pets and can be given with or without food. Ask your veterinarian if ondansetron is right treatment for your pet.
Ondansetron is an antiemetic used for severe vomiting in dogs and cats. Ondansetron can be particularly effective for treating chemotherapy-associated vomiting.
Possible Side Effects
Ondansetron appears to be well tolerated in animals.
Drug & Food Interactions
Ondansetron is contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to it or other agents in this class. Ondansetron may mask ileus or gastric distention; it should not be used in place of nasogastric suction.
Use with caution in patients with hepatic dysfunction, as absorption may be increased because of reduced first-pass metabolism, and half-life may be prolonged; dosage adjustment may be warranted in severe hepatic impairment.
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