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What is ondansetron?

Ondansetron is a prescription medication used by people undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or surgery. As a part of a drug class known as anti-emetics, ondansetron blocks chemicals in the body that cause nausea and vomiting. Ondansetron comes in several forms that you take by mouth, including tablets, disintegrating tablets, liquid and injection.

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