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Ondansetron - 2008. Southeastern Massachusetts EMS Council. Antiemesis. Protocol applies to EMT-CC and EMT-P Indications: For the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting Contraindications: Know hypersensitivity to medication. Antiemesis.

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ondansetron 2008

Ondansetron - 2008

Southeastern Massachusetts

EMS Council

antiemesis
Antiemesis
  • Protocol applies to EMT-CC and EMT-P
  • Indications:
    • For the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting
  • Contraindications:
    • Know hypersensitivity to medication
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Antiemesis
  • Protocol uses Ondansetron (Zofran) as the Antiemetic
  • Agencies may use either the generic or brand name version of this medication
ondansetron zofran
Ondansetron (Zofran)
  • Indications:
    • Nausea and vomiting
  • Contraindications:
    • Known hypersensitivity to this, or other, antiemetic medications (Anzemet, Kytril, Aloxi)
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Ondansetron (Zofran)
  • Side Effects:
    • blurred vision or temporary blindness;
    • fever;
    • slow heart rate, trouble breathing;
    • anxiety, agitation, shivering;
    • feeling light-headed, fainting; or
    • urinating less than usual or not at all
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Ondansetron (Zofran)
  • Side Effects (continued):
    • diarrhea or constipation;
    • weakness or tired feeling;
    • headache;
    • dizziness or drowsiness;
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Ondansetron (Zofran)
  • Use Zofran with caution in patients taking the following medications:
    • phenytoin (Dilantin), phenobarbital (Luminal);
    • carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol);
    • tramadol (Ultram); or
    • rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane, Rifater)
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Steps:

Routine Medical/Trauma Care

Ondansetron (Zofran) up to 4mg IV per Medical Control Order

Antiemesis
fentanyl is used in what protocols
Fentanyl Is Used in What Protocols?
  • 3.14 Adult Pain And Nausea Management
    • Medical Control Option
  • 5.13 Pediatric Pain And Nausea Management
    • Medical Control Option
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