Emeset 4 Mg (Ondansetron)is a type of medicine called a serotonin receptor antagonist. It is used to prevent nausea and vomiting (vomiting is usually a symptom of some type of internal injury, such as heart attack or surgery). Ondansetron may also be used alone to treat nausea and vomiting caused by certain types of cancers, including colorectal cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, and breast cancer. Evidence shows that Ondansetron may reduce the risk of death from these conditions by about one quarter in people who get chemotherapy during treatment.
Ondansetron belongs to a class of medications called serotonin receptor antagonists, which are used to treat nausea and vomiting. Ondansetron is also used as an antiemetic (anti-nausea drug) in the treatment of certain types of cancers, including:
- Gastric cancer
- Colon cancer
- Pancreatic cancer