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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 October 01, 2014



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
NAUSEA988
VOMITING871
DIARRHOEA631
DYSPNOEA486
PYREXIA479
FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA451
HYPOTENSION426
ABDOMINAL PAIN419
FATIGUE412
DEHYDRATION394
PAIN357
PNEUMONIA347
ANAEMIA347
NEUTROPENIA339
THROMBOCYTOPENIA334
ASTHENIA314
HEADACHE300
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE271
DEATH257
SEPSIS251
CHEST PAIN236
PULMONARY EMBOLISM235
DIZZINESS231
TACHYCARDIA228
CONSTIPATION212
CONFUSIONAL STATE210
RASH206
ERYTHEMA204
CONVULSION201
DRUG INTERACTION200
MALAISE199
CARDIAC ARREST199
DECREASED APPETITE198
RENAL FAILURE191
ANXIETY190
RESPIRATORY FAILURE188
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED188
WEIGHT DECREASED185
DRUG INEFFECTIVE184
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS184
BACK PAIN179
HYPOKALAEMIA171
HYPERTENSION169
PLEURAL EFFUSION167
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED167
MUCOSAL INFLAMMATION163
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED160
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL158
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS156
PANCYTOPENIA155
DISEASE PROGRESSION153
COUGH153
PAIN IN EXTREMITY150
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION145
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION144
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED143
FALL143
TREMOR139
PRURITUS137
PARAESTHESIA135
HYPERHIDROSIS134
URINARY TRACT INFECTION132
SYNCOPE131
HYPONATRAEMIA131
HYPERSENSITIVITY131
MALIGNANT NEOPLASM PROGRESSION127
OFF LABEL USE123
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED123
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER122
OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED116
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL114
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED114
UNRESPONSIVE TO STIMULI113
SEPTIC SHOCK109
CHILLS108
BRADYCARDIA105
INJURY104
CARDIO-RESPIRATORY ARREST103
HYPOXIA101
LEUKOPENIA99
HYPOAESTHESIA99
SOMNOLENCE95
DYSPHAGIA95
INFECTION92
FLUSHING88
BLOOD PRESSURE DECREASED87
PULMONARY OEDEMA86
MENTAL STATUS CHANGES83
DEPRESSION83
ARTHRALGIA77
INSOMNIA75
MULTI-ORGAN FAILURE70
SEROTONIN SYNDROME67
ANAPHYLACTIC REACTION65
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS62
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION62
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS61
CONDITION AGGRAVATED59
VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA58
AGITATION48

Top 5 Reported Side Effects | Source:FDA

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