Zofran is one of the medications most used for the empiric treatment of nausea and vomiting. It has excellent utility as an antiemetic drug, and it is effective against nausea and vomiting of various etiologies.
Info – The active ingredient in Zofran is ondansetron hydrochloride dihydrate.
Common uses of ondansetron include the prevention of chemotherapy-induced and radiation-induced nausea and vomiting, the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting, and off-label use for the prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy. However, it is not effective for motion sickness-induced nausea.