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Ondansetron for paediatric gastroenteritis

Read the RCT research: https://doi.org/10.3399/BJGP.2021.0211

Read the cost-effectiveness research: https://doi.org/10.3399/BJGP.2020.1093

In this 1.5 minute video, Anouk AH Weghorst explains:

  • This study examined the use of oral ondansetron in primary care
  • Vomiting rates lowered and parents were more satisfied
  • Cost effectiveness: parents were able to return to work sooner
  • Reduction in children returning to the GP to treat vomiting
  • Oral ondansetron can be used to treat children with gastroenteritis

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