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Zofran Injection

Zofran Injection

PATIENT INFORMATION

  • Patients should be informed that ZOFRAN may cause serious cardiac arrhythmias such as QT prolongation. Patients should be instructed to tell their healthcare provider right away if they perceive a change in their heart rate, if they feel lightheaded, or if they have a syncopal episode.
  • Patients should be informed that the chances of developing severe cardiac arrhythmias such as QT prolongation and Torsade de Pointes are higher in the following people:
    • Patients with a personal or family history of abnormal heart rhythms, such as congenital long QT syndrome;
    • Patients who take medications, such as diuretics, which may cause electrolyte abnormalities
    • Patients with hypokalemia or hypomagnesemia
      ZOFRAN should be avoided in these patients, since they may be more at risk for cardiac arrhythmias such as QT prolongation and Torsade de Pointes.
  • Inform patients that ZOFRAN may cause hypersensitivity reactions, some as severe as anaphylaxis and bronchospasm. The patient should report any signs and symptoms of hypersensitivity reactions, including fever, chills, rash, or breathing problems.
  • The patient should report the use of all medications, especially apomorphine, to their healthcare provider. Concomitant use of apomorphine and ZOFRAN may cause a significant drop in blood pressure and loss of consciousness.
  • Inform patients that ZOFRAN may cause headache, drowsiness/sedation, constipation, fever and diarrhea.

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/23/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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