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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 August 03, 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
NAUSEA1368
VOMITING1175
DIARRHOEA884
PYREXIA690
DYSPNOEA671
FATIGUE602
FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA582
ABDOMINAL PAIN579
HYPOTENSION530
DEHYDRATION530
PAIN526
ANAEMIA494
PNEUMONIA445
NEUTROPENIA438
DEATH434
ASTHENIA423
HEADACHE420
THROMBOCYTOPENIA409
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE346
DIZZINESS332
CONSTIPATION329
CHEST PAIN321
SEPSIS314
PULMONARY EMBOLISM311
RASH302
TACHYCARDIA301
DECREASED APPETITE297
MALAISE294
DRUG INTERACTION287
DRUG INEFFECTIVE273
ANXIETY270
ERYTHEMA262
CONFUSIONAL STATE261
BACK PAIN261
CARDIAC ARREST260
WEIGHT DECREASED249
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED242
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS241
CONVULSION241
RENAL FAILURE238
RESPIRATORY FAILURE230
HYPOKALAEMIA229
PAIN IN EXTREMITY221
PLEURAL EFFUSION213
HYPERTENSION211
COUGH210
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL209
DISEASE PROGRESSION209
FALL208
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION208
MUCOSAL INFLAMMATION207
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS202
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED201
URINARY TRACT INFECTION195
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED195
PANCYTOPENIA184
OFF LABEL USE181
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION177
CHILLS177
MALIGNANT NEOPLASM PROGRESSION176
ARTHRALGIA176
PRURITUS175
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED174
HYPONATRAEMIA173
INJURY171
SYNCOPE169
PARAESTHESIA169
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER166
HYPERSENSITIVITY164
TREMOR160
HYPERHIDROSIS150
SEROTONIN SYNDROME139
UNRESPONSIVE TO STIMULI137
DEPRESSION136
INFECTION133
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED133
SEPTIC SHOCK129
FLUSHING128
LEUKOPENIA124
HYPOXIA122
OXYGEN SATURATION DECREASED119
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED117
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL112
HYPOAESTHESIA112
SOMNOLENCE110
DYSPHAGIA110
MENTAL STATUS CHANGES108
CARDIO-RESPIRATORY ARREST107
VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA104
CHEST DISCOMFORT96
BRADYCARDIA90
STOMATITIS89
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED88
MULTI-ORGAN FAILURE84
PULMONARY OEDEMA74
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS74
EPISTAXIS74
INSOMNIA73
CONDITION AGGRAVATED72
AGITATION70

Top 5 Reported Side Effects | Source:FDA

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