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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 April 27, 2015



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
NAUSEA1247
VOMITING1070
DIARRHOEA780
PYREXIA612
DYSPNOEA598
FATIGUE545
FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA528
ABDOMINAL PAIN526
HYPOTENSION500
DEHYDRATION482
PAIN468
ANAEMIA444
NEUTROPENIA397
PNEUMONIA391
ASTHENIA387
THROMBOCYTOPENIA375
HEADACHE368
DEATH335
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE329
CHEST PAIN298
DIZZINESS291
SEPSIS290
PULMONARY EMBOLISM289
CONSTIPATION284
TACHYCARDIA273
RASH271
MALAISE260
DECREASED APPETITE259
DRUG INTERACTION258
ANXIETY248
CONFUSIONAL STATE243
CARDIAC ARREST243
DRUG INEFFECTIVE241
ERYTHEMA240
CONVULSION234
BACK PAIN232
WEIGHT DECREASED230
RENAL FAILURE230
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED219
RESPIRATORY FAILURE216
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS216
HYPOKALAEMIA212
PLEURAL EFFUSION199
PAIN IN EXTREMITY199
MUCOSAL INFLAMMATION199
DISEASE PROGRESSION191
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION188
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL187
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS186
HYPERTENSION186
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED186
PANCYTOPENIA185
FALL180
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED179
URINARY TRACT INFECTION175
COUGH170
PRURITUS169
MALIGNANT NEOPLASM PROGRESSION160
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION158
PARAESTHESIA157
OFF LABEL USE156
INJURY156
HYPONATRAEMIA153
ARTHRALGIA152
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED147
CHILLS146
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER146
HYPERSENSITIVITY144
TREMOR142
SYNCOPE139
HYPERHIDROSIS135
UNRESPONSIVE TO STIMULI127
SEPTIC SHOCK127
LEUKOPENIA126
DEPRESSION126
INFECTION123
FLUSHING122
CARDIO-RESPIRATORY ARREST118
SOMNOLENCE114
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED112
OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED111
MENTAL STATUS CHANGES110
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL109
HYPOXIA109
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED104
MULTI-ORGAN FAILURE102
DYSPHAGIA99
BRADYCARDIA99
VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA95
HYPOAESTHESIA89
STOMATITIS84
SEROTONIN SYNDROME81
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED79
AGITATION79
CHEST DISCOMFORT78
INSOMNIA77
PULMONARY OEDEMA68
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS66
CONDITION AGGRAVATED66
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION65

Top 5 Reported Side Effects | Source:FDA

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