How soon after taking Zofran will my symptoms improve?

Zofran (ondansetron) acts fairly quickly. For people who are undergoing chemotherapy, it is usually given 30 minutes before starting the chemo so that it is working when chemo starts. To prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery, it is usually given one hour before the operation. For children with cancer, the dosage is different, but it is also given 30 minutes before chemotherapy.

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