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Zofran Side Effects: Adverse Patient Reactions to Ondansetron

Zofran Side Effects. Does Zofran (generic name: ondansetron) have side effects? Of course, all drugs have side effects. If your condition requires you to take in Zofran, you should be aware of the drug’s side effects.

Manufactured and marketed by GlaxoSmithKline, Zofran is a drug that prevents nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Ondasetron is also being marketed by other drug companies under different trade/brand names such as: Zuplenz (Strativa Pharmaceuticals), Emeset (Cipla Ltd.), Emetron (Gedeon Richter Ltd.), Emodan (Korea United Pharmaceuticals), Ondemet(Zentiva a.s.), Setronax (Strides Arcolab), Ondansetron (Glenmark Generics Ltd. – India), and Ondavell (Novell Pharmaceutical Laboratories).

According to Medline Plus, the side effects of Zofran and the other ondansetron drugs include, diarrhea, headache, constipation, weakness, tiredness, and dizziness.

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