Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

Introduction to Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

Emdar 4mg Tablet MD is an antiemetic medicine used to control vomiting and nausea.

It works by stopping a brain chemical (serotonin) that can cause nausea and vomiting after surgery or during cancer treatment (chemotherapy).

 

How Emdar 4mg Tablet MD Works?

Emdar 4mg Tablet MD stops the effects of certain chemicals in your body that can cause feelings of sickness. It's commonly used to prevent nausea and vomiting linked to cancer chemotherapy and radiation treatment in adults and kids aged 4 years and older. Typically taken before and after these treatments, it helps you recover more comfortably. In adults, it's also effective for preventing nausea and vomiting after surgery.

How To Use Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

  • Adhere to your doctor's prescribed dose and duration
  • Avoid chewing, crushing, or breaking it.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Follow the recommended schedule to ensure the medication's effectiveness.

Special Precautions About Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

  • Use it cautiously in patients with a history of allergic reactions.
  • Monitor for signs of serotonin syndrome, especially when used with other serotonergic drugs.
  • Assess liver function regularly due to potential hepatotoxicity.
  • Exercise caution in patients with a prolonged QT interval or cardiac issues.
  • Avoid concurrent use with apomorphine due to the risk of profound hypotension and loss of consciousness.

Benefits Of Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

  • Effectively relieves nausea and vomiting.
  • Blocks serotonin receptors in the brain.
  • Particularly used for postoperative and chemotherapy-induced nausea.
  • Helps prevent nausea in pregnancy.

Side Effects Of Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

  • Tired feeling
  • Flushing
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness
  • Constipation

What If I Missed A Dose Of Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

Take the missed dose once you recall it. Skip it if your next dose is soon. Avoid taking extra medicine to compensate. Stick to your regular schedule and don't alter doses without consulting your healthcare provider.

FAQS

Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

Q. How quickly does Emdar work?

Emdar starts working within half an hour to 2 hours. It dissolves rapidly into the bloodstream and starts showing its effect.

Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

Q. Is Emdar a steroid?

No, Emdar is an antiemetic and not a steroid. Emdar is a selective 5-HT3 receptor antagonist. It is prescribed for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting which is commonly observed after surgery or due to cancer chemotherapy.

Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

Q. What are the side effects of Emdar?

The most common side effects of Emdar are constipation, diarrhea, fatigue and headache. However, these are usually not bothersome and resolve on their own after some time. Consult your doctor if these persist or worry you.

Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

Q. When should you take Emdar?

Emdar should be taken with a full glass of water, with or without food. It should be used exactly as per the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Usually, the first dose of Emdar is taken before the start of your surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatment.

Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

Q. Does Emdar work for seasickness?

No, Emdar does not work for seasickness. This is because Emdar has very little effect on the nausea associated with motion sickness.

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Safety Advice For Emdar 4mg Tablet MD

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Alcohol

Alcohol can exacerbate nausea and may counteract the effectiveness of it. It's best to avoid alcohol if experiencing nausea or vomiting.

Pregnancy

It should also be discussed with a doctor.

Breast feeding

It's excreted in breast milk, so its use during breastfeeding should also be discussed with a doctor.

Kidney

It is generally considered safe for the kidneys when used at prescribed doses.-Caution must be taken while using it.

Liver

It is generally considered safe for the liver when used at prescribed doses. -Caution must be taken while using it.

Driving

Consult your doctor, before taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Alcohol can exacerbate nausea and may counteract the effectiveness of it. It's best to avoid alcohol if experiencing nausea or vomiting.

Pregnancy

It should also be discussed with a doctor.

Breast feeding

It's excreted in breast milk, so its use during breastfeeding should also be discussed with a doctor.

Kidney

It is generally considered safe for the kidneys when used at prescribed doses.-Caution must be taken while using it.

Liver

It is generally considered safe for the liver when used at prescribed doses. -Caution must be taken while using it.

Driving

Consult your doctor, before taking this medicine.

Health And Lifestyle

Avoid Heavy and greasy meals, eat regular meals. Drink plenty of water, ginger and peppermint tea.

Disease Explanation

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Vomitting is a uncontrollable forcefully throwing up of stomach content through mouth. when you vomit, your stomach muscles squeeze together, expelling stomach content through esophagus and out of your mouth.

Update on: Tuesday, 25 June, 2024

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