Vomikind Syrup Uses, Side effects, Precautions

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Vomikind Syrup uses, side effects, precautions, substitutes

CompositionOndansetron (2mg/5ml)
CompanyMankind Pharma Ltd
Medicine typeAntiemetic
Prescription requiredYes
Route of administrationOral
UsesNausea, Vomiting
Side effectsHeadache, Diarrhea, Dizziness
PrecautionsHypersensitivity

General uses of Vomikind Syrup

Vomikind Syrup is an antiemetic medicine. It is generally used in children for the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.

It is used to treat chemotherapy-induced vomiting, drug-induced vomiting, and postoperative nausea and vomiting.

Ingredients of Vomikind Syrup

Ondansetron: Vomikind Syrup contain ondansetron (2mg/5ml). It is a class of drugs known as 5HT3 antagonists. It is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.

How does Vomikind Syrup work? / Mechanism of action

Vomikind Syrup works by blocking the serotonin 5HT3 receptors. Blocking the 5HT3 receptors results in inhibiting the CTZ (chemoreceptors trigger zone). Stimulation of CTZ is usually responsible for vomiting reflux. Thus blocking the CTZ helps to block the vomiting center and thus inhibiting vomiting reflux.

When Vomikind Syrup is prescribed?

Vomikind Syrup is generally prescribed for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting. It may be prescribed in children for:

  • Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea & Vomiting (CINV).
  • Radiation-Induced Vomiting
  • Postoperative Nausea & Vomiting
  • Drug-Induced Vomiting

Side effects of Vomikind Syrup

Vomikind Syrup may cause some side effects like:

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness

Precautions

Hypersensitivity: You should avoid giving this medicine to your child if he/she is hypersensitive (allergic) to ondansetron.

How to use Vomikind Syrup?

Take the dose of Vomikind Syrup as prescribed by your doctor.

You can take this medicine with or without a meal.

Try to use a measuring cup for the exact quantity.

Shake well before use.

Storage of Vomikind Syrup

Store Vomikind Syrup at room temperature.

Keep this medicine away from direct sunlight.

Do not freeze or refrigerate this medicine.

Tell your doctor if:

  • Your child is allergic to ondansetron.
  • Your child is taking some other medicines.
  • Your child has any liver disease.

Substitutes of Vomikind Syrup

Ondem SyrupAlkem Laboratories Ltd
Periset SyrupIpca Laboratories Ltd
Emeset SyrupCipla Ltd

Some FAQs

What are the uses of the Vomikind Syrup?

Vomikind Syrup is an antiemetic medicine. It is generally used in children for the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.

What is the dose and duration of Vomikind Syrup for children?

The dose and duration of Vomikind Syrup usually depend on the condition for which it is being used and it usually varies with the medical conditions. You should always consult your doctor about the dose and duration of this medicine.

Can I use Vomikind Syrup for motion sickness?

No, Vomikind Syrup would not be effective for motion sickness.

Is it safe to use Vomikind Syrup for children?

Yes, It is probably safe to use Vomikind Syrup for children but it should be clearly prescribed by your doctor.

Summary

Vomikind Syrup is a prescription medicine that contains ondansetron as its active ingredient. It is an antiemetic drug that is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.

It is usually prescribed in treating and preventing chemotherapy-induced nausea & vomiting, radiation-induced vomiting, postoperative nausea and vomiting, and drug-induced vomiting.

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