Can Dogs Take Zofran PLR


Zofran (which also goes by the name Ondansetron and Zuplenz) is used to treat vomiting and severe nausea in dogs. The drug can also be used to treat sleep-related complications (especially in bulldogs) and itchiness in dogs. The usage of Zofran for pets is not FDA- approved. You will be using this medication as an ‘off-label’ drug after a recommendation from your veterinarian. It works by inhibiting the serotonin 5HT3 located in the vagal nerve system and the chemoreceptor trigger region of the brain. It can also be used as an antiemetic to treat vomiting resulting from poisoning or cancer-related complications. It is also used in the treatment of pruritus resulting from spinal and epidural opioids. In this article, we will dive deeper to understand everything about this drug, the side effects you expect to see, its interaction with other drugs, and the natural ways you can try to help your dog overcome nausea at home.



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