How is ondansetron given (administered)?
Ondansetron may be administered into a vein (intravenous), into a muscle (intramuscular), or by mouth. How are patients monitored? Patients will usually have scheduled meetings with their healthcare provider while they are being treated with ondansetron in association with chemotherapy treatment. Patients may undergo physical examinations or other measures to assess side effects and response to therapy. Monitoring for ondansetron includes assessments of its ability to prevent nausea and/or vomiting caused by chemotherapy. What are the most common side effects of treatment with ondansetron? • Headache • Constipation • Diarrhea • Fatigue, weakness This is not a complete list of side effects. Some patients may experience other side effects that are not listed here. Patients may wish to discuss with their physician the other less common side effects of this drug, some of which may be serious. Some side effects may require medical attention. Other side effects do not require medical attenti