Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
In children presenting with vomiting associated with gastroenteritis^ what are the benefits and harms of ondansetron?

Bottom-line:
While most cases of paediatric gastroenteritis are self-limiting^ a single dose of oral ondansetron can help reduce vomiting^ the need for IV fluids and likely admission.


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Publication Date: 2015-4-21
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 15:19:51