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Risks and benefits of ondansetron for children with acute gastroenteritis.

by on February 22, 2017

Source: NIHR Signal

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Date of publication: February, 2017.

Publication type: Webpage

In a nutshell:  Giving ondansetron to children with acute gastroenteritis can stop vomiting, reduce the risk of oral rehydration treatment failing, and reduce the chances of needing intravenous rehydration. But the drug can worsen diarrhoea symptoms.

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