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Management of Dehydration - Ondansetron

Dosing

  • Ondansetron 4 mg/5 mL oral solution:
    • 8 mg, PO, 1 time only, dosing for patients > 30 kg 
    • 4 mg, PO, 1 time only, dosing for patients 15 to 30 kg 
    • 2 mg, PO, 1 time only, dosing for patients 8 kg to 15 kg 
  • Ondansetron 4 mg oral tablet 
    • 4 mg, PO, 1 time only, dosing for patients 15.1 to 30 kg 
  • Ondansetron 4 mg oral tablet, disintegrating  
    • 2 mg, PO, 1 time only 
      • Place tablet on tongue and let disintegrate 
    • 4 mg, PO, 1 time only 
      • Place tablet on tongue and let disintegrate 
  • Ondansetron 8 mg oral tablet 
    • 8 mg, PO, 1 time only, dosing for patients > 30 kg 
  • Ondansetron 4 mg oral tablet, disintegrating 
    • 8 mg, PO, 1 time only 
      • Place tablet on tongue and let disintegrate  

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