ondansetron (Zofran) being used more "off-label" for vomiting due to viral illnesses in children

  You'll see ondansetron (Zofran) being used more "off-label" for vomiting due to viral illnesses in children.

  This may seem like an unnecessarily big gun...but there aren't many other options for treating vomiting in young children.

  Promethazine and prochlorperazine are contraindicated in kids under 2 years...and should be used with caution in older kids.

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