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Related ONDANSETRON Side Effects

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 May 01, 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
NAUSEA1863
VOMITING1514
DIARRHOEA1217
FATIGUE915
PYREXIA886
DYSPNOEA855
ABDOMINAL PAIN716
FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA699
DEATH669
HYPOTENSION662
DEHYDRATION655
PAIN654
ANAEMIA617
HEADACHE603
ASTHENIA595
PNEUMONIA579
NEUTROPENIA516
THROMBOCYTOPENIA498
CONSTIPATION450
DIZZINESS449
MALAISE437
RASH432
DECREASED APPETITE431
CHEST PAIN402
DRUG INEFFECTIVE401
SEPSIS397
PULMONARY EMBOLISM375
WEIGHT DECREASED372
BACK PAIN358
DRUG INTERACTION353
TACHYCARDIA350
CONFUSIONAL STATE348
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE341
ANXIETY327
ERYTHEMA321
OFF LABEL USE310
CARDIAC ARREST309
DISEASE PROGRESSION305
PAIN IN EXTREMITY296
FALL294
HYPERTENSION292
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED291
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS282
RENAL FAILURE275
COUGH275
HYPOKALAEMIA271
RESPIRATORY FAILURE265
URINARY TRACT INFECTION259
PRURITUS259
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL257
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION251
ARTHRALGIA251
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED248
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS247
HYPONATRAEMIA246
PLEURAL EFFUSION245
CONVULSION239
MALIGNANT NEOPLASM PROGRESSION236
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER236
PANCYTOPENIA234
MUCOSAL INFLAMMATION234
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED230
SYNCOPE229
CHILLS229
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED228
PARAESTHESIA225
DEPRESSION225
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION219
TREMOR213
HYPERSENSITIVITY212
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL210
HYPERHIDROSIS201
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED200
INJURY196
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED191
SOMNOLENCE190
INSOMNIA188
SEPTIC SHOCK186
INFECTION186
FLUSHING185
UNRESPONSIVE TO STIMULI184
HYPOXIA184
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED184
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS179
DYSPHAGIA177
SEROTONIN SYNDROME176
MENTAL STATUS CHANGES172
MUSCLE SPASMS168
HYPOAESTHESIA168
EPISTAXIS168
OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED167
LEUKOPENIA167
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE166
GAIT DISTURBANCE165
BRADYCARDIA165
CHEST DISCOMFORT164
ANAPHYLACTIC REACTION163
STOMATITIS162
CARDIO-RESPIRATORY ARREST162
TOXICITY TO VARIOUS AGENTS160

Top 5 Reported Side Effects | Source:FDA

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