Navoban Tropisetron and/or alternatives
Navoban 5mgManufacturer: Novartis Source Country : Turkey
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This item requires a prescription from your doctor
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Description of Navoban
The generic name of Navoban is Tropisetron. It belongs to a group of drugs known as Serotonin (5HT3) antagonists. Navoban is available in the form of an oral capsule and ampoules for injection. The capsule is available in Navoban 5mg strength, and the ampoule is supplied in 2mL and 5mL packages containing 2mg and 5mg of Tropisetron respectively. The drug is a prescription medication, which means you need to consult your doctor before you buy Navoban online.
Indications & Dosage of Navoban
Navoban is indicated to prevent vomiting and nausea caused by cancer chemotherapy treatment and surgery. Treatment with certain substances such as ingredients in chemotherapy drugs and surgery may trigger the release of Serotonin (5HT) and initiate the emesis reflex (vomiting). Navoban works by blocking the action of Serotonin and prevents vomiting and nausea.
Your doctor will give you specific instructions regarding the dosage. The recommended dose for adults to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by surgery is one dose of 2mg before surgery. If required, a 2mg dose may be given after surgery. The form of medication used in this treatment is Navoban ampoules for injection. Navoban is administered through an intravenous drip or injection.
The recommended dose for adults to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy treatment is one dose of 5mg before chemotherapy is initiated. The form of medication used in this treatment is Navoban ampoules for injection. The medication is administered through an intravenous drip or injection. Thereafter, a patient is required to take 5mg dose in the morning for 5 days. The form of medication used after surgery is Navoban capsule.
Side Effects & Interactions of Navoban
Like all other drugs, Navoban may also cause mild to severe side effects in some patients. Some of the less severe side effects associated with Navoban are sleepiness, headache, loss of appetite, light-headedness, constipation, diarrhea, hot flushes, stomach pain, tiredness, or dizziness. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects become bothersome.
Severe side effects associated with Navoban include: fainting, tightness in the chest, or changes in heartbeat. Some people may also experience allergic reactions such as swelling of the tongue, lips, face, mouth or other parts of the body, hives, shortness of breath, trouble breathing, or itching or rash after using Navoban. Stop using the drug and seek medical attention immediately if you experience or notice any severe side effects after taking a dose of Navoban.
Navoban may potentially interact with other medicines you are using and cause side effects. It may interact with drugs such as Phenobarbital, Rifampicin, certain heart medications, or any drug that can affect your heart rhythm.
Before you buy Navoban, inform the doctor about every medicine you are using, which includes prescription medications, over the counter drugs and herbal supplements.
Warnings & Precautions of Navoban
You should not use Navoban if you are hypersensitive to Tropisetron or any ingredient in it. Avoid using Navoban if you are allergic to similar medicines such as Dolasetron or Ondansetron. The drug may not be the right one for people with specific medical problems such as liver or kidney problems, heart problems or untreated high blood pressure.
Pregnant women, nursing mothers and women planning to get pregnant should not buy Navoban without a doctor’s recommendation. They should discuss the risks and benefits of using the drug with their doctor.