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Nausea

Vomiting

Hypotension

Loss Of Consciousness

Dystonia

Dyspnoea

Ventricular Tachycardia

Convulsion

Cardiac Arrest

Abdominal Pain

Headache

Pruritus

Bradycardia

Diarrhoea

Dyskinesia

Death

Chest Pain

Dizziness

Flushing

Grand Mal Convulsion

Tachycardia

Tremor

Alanine Aminotransferase Increased

Ondansetron and torsade de pointes Patient Reports February 14, 2016



Ventricular Fibrillation, Torsade De Pointes (8190722-1)
on Feb 27, 2012 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , child 3 years of age, weighting 46.30 lb, was diagnosed with
  • vomiting
  • nausea
and was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: ventricular fibrillation, torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: 2 Mg Once; *sublingually.

Torsade De Pointes, Cardiac Arrest, Ventricular Fibrillation, Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged (8169431-0)
on Feb 15, 2012 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , child 3 years of age, weighting 41.89 lb, was diagnosed with
  • vomiting
  • nausea
and was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes, cardiac arrest, ventricular fibrillation, electrocardiogram qt prolonged. Ondansetron dosage: 2 Mg Once; Orally.

Ventricular Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrest, Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Torsade De Pointes (8125160-0)
on Feb 03, 2012 Female from SOUTH AFRICA , child 3 years of age, weighting 41.89 lb, was diagnosed with
  • vomiting
  • nausea
and was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: ventricular fibrillation, cardiac arrest, electrocardiogram qt prolonged, torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: 2 Mg Once; Orally.

Torsade De Pointes, Atrial Fibrillation (8138106-6)
on Feb 15, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 81 years of age, weighting 121.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • nausea
and was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes, atrial fibrillation. Ondansetron dosage: 4mg. Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Arrest, Febrile Neutropenia, Nausea, Torsade De Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, Ventricular Tachycardia (5960072-X)
on Nov 19, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 80 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • nausea
  • atrial fibrillation
and was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: abdominal pain, atrial fibrillation, cardiac arrest, febrile neutropenia, nausea, torsade de pointes, ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia. Ondansetron dosage: 32mg Da. Once Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Flecainide Acetate (Daily Po)
Patient was hospitalized.

Acute Myocardial Infarction, Crying, Emotional Disorder, Hypomagnesaemia, Stress, Stress Cardiomyopathy, Torsade De Pointes (6811970-6)
on Jun 08, 2010 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 67 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • nausea
  • depression
and was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: acute myocardial infarction, crying, emotional disorder, hypomagnesaemia, stress, stress cardiomyopathy, torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: 4 Mg, Twice Daily.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Fluoxetine (60 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized.

Hypomagnesaemia, Long Qt Syndrome, Stress Cardiomyopathy, Torsade De Pointes (6763857-5)
on Jun 07, 2010 Female from , 67 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • nausea
  • depression
and was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: hypomagnesaemia, long qt syndrome, stress cardiomyopathy, torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: 8 Mg.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Fluoxetine (60 Mg)


Acute Myocardial Infarction, Blood Magnesium Decreased, Blood Potassium Decreased, Electrocardiogram T Wave Inversion, Stress Cardiomyopathy, Torsade De Pointes (6723342-3)
on Apr 29, 2010 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 67 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • nausea
  • depression
and was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: acute myocardial infarction, blood magnesium decreased, blood potassium decreased, electrocardiogram t wave inversion, stress cardiomyopathy, torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: 4 Mg Bd.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Fluoxetine (60 Mg)


Torsade De Pointes (5407009-X)
on Jul 17, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 64 years of age, was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: 16 Mg (8 Mg, 2 In 1 D), Oral, 8 Mg (8 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Torsade De Pointes (5403544-9)
on Jul 17, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 64 years of age, weighting 141.1 lb, was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: 8 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Intravenous. Patient was hospitalized.

Torsade De Pointes (5400414-7)
on Jul 18, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 64 years of age, weighting 141.1 lb, was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: 8mg Twice Per Day. Patient was hospitalized.

Torsade De Pointes (5399279-1)
on Jul 18, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 64 years of age, weighting 141.1 lb, was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: 8mg Twice Per Day. Patient was hospitalized.

Anoxic Encephalopathy, Cardiac Arrest, Cardiomyopathy, Chest Discomfort, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Pulmonary Oedema, Respiratory Failure, Torsade De Pointes, Troponin Increased (5323906-8)
on May 09, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 44 years of age, weighting 218.9 lb, was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: anoxic encephalopathy, cardiac arrest, cardiomyopathy, chest discomfort, musculoskeletal stiffness, pulmonary oedema, respiratory failure, torsade de pointes, troponin increased. Ondansetron dosage: 4mg X3 Doses Over - 1h Iv.

Torsade De Pointes (7585295-8)
on Jun 09, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , child 11 years of age, weighting 78.71 lb, was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Propranolol
  • Proprofol
Patient was hospitalized.

Torsade De Pointes (7554215-4)
on Jun 06, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , child 11 years of age, was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Thiopental Sodium
  • Isoflurane (Unk)
  • Pancuronium
  • Propofol (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Torsade De Pointes (7545639-X)
on May 31, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , child 11 years of age, was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: Unk, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Thiopental Sodium (Unk)
  • Propofol (Unk)
  • Isoflurane (Unk)
  • Pancuronium Bromide
Patient was hospitalized.

Torsade De Pointes (7532230-4)
on May 31, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , child 11 years of age, was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Acteylcholinesterase (Unk)
  • Propofol (Unk)
  • Anticholinergic Agents (Unk)
  • Isoflurane (Unk)
  • Pentothal (Unk)
  • Propranolol (Unk)
  • Pancuronium Bromide (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Torsade De Pointes (5413292-7)
on Aug 01, 2007 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , weighting 141.1 lb, was treated with Ondansetron. After Ondansetron was administered, patient encountered several Ondansetron side effects: torsade de pointes. Ondansetron dosage: 8 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Intravenous.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ondansetron Hcl (8 Mg, 2 In 1 D, Oral)
  • Dexamethasone Tab
  • Diazepam
  • Domperidone (domperidone)
  • Fluorouracil
  • Folinic Acid (folinic Acid)
  • Lactulose
  • Loperamide Hcl
Patient was hospitalized.

Ondansetron Side Effects and Counts

DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side EffectReport Count
NAUSEA1741
VOMITING1438
DIARRHOEA1145
PYREXIA850
FATIGUE835
DYSPNOEA817
ABDOMINAL PAIN687
FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA668
HYPOTENSION634
DEHYDRATION623
PAIN613
DEATH606
ANAEMIA578
HEADACHE561
ASTHENIA555
PNEUMONIA547
NEUTROPENIA506
THROMBOCYTOPENIA471
CONSTIPATION417
DIZZINESS414
MALAISE410
DECREASED APPETITE400
RASH396
CHEST PAIN380
SEPSIS379
DRUG INEFFECTIVE373
PULMONARY EMBOLISM361
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE341
WEIGHT DECREASED340
DRUG INTERACTION339
TACHYCARDIA336
BACK PAIN332
CONFUSIONAL STATE321
ERYTHEMA304
ANXIETY304
CARDIAC ARREST297
DISEASE PROGRESSION285
PAIN IN EXTREMITY281
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED276
FALL270
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS265
HYPOKALAEMIA263
HYPERTENSION262
OFF LABEL USE259
RENAL FAILURE258
COUGH256
RESPIRATORY FAILURE252
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL243
PLEURAL EFFUSION242
URINARY TRACT INFECTION239
CONVULSION239
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED236
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION236
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS235
ARTHRALGIA235
PRURITUS234
MUCOSAL INFLAMMATION231
MALIGNANT NEOPLASM PROGRESSION228
CHILLS221
PANCYTOPENIA218
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED218
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER217
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED215
SYNCOPE215
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION215
PARAESTHESIA211
HYPONATRAEMIA210
DEPRESSION206
HYPERSENSITIVITY205
TREMOR198
HYPERHIDROSIS195
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL192
INJURY185
SEPTIC SHOCK183
SOMNOLENCE180
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED180
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED176
UNRESPONSIVE TO STIMULI175
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS174
FLUSHING171
DYSPHAGIA171
INSOMNIA170
HYPOXIA170
INFECTION169
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED169
LEUKOPENIA163
OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED161
HYPOAESTHESIA158
CARDIO-RESPIRATORY ARREST158
SEROTONIN SYNDROME157
MENTAL STATUS CHANGES157
GAIT DISTURBANCE157
CHEST DISCOMFORT157
MUSCLE SPASMS156
BRADYCARDIA156
EPISTAXIS155
STOMATITIS151
AGITATION149
TOXICITY TO VARIOUS AGENTS147
VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA146

Top 5 Reported Side Effects | Source:FDA

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