About this information

About this information

This information explains the evidence summary about the off-label use of ondansetron for treating nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick) in children and young people with gastroenteritis. The evidence summary is an overview of the available information about this medicine. It aims to help prescribers and patients (and their parents or carers if appropriate) when they are considering whether or not to use an unlicensed or off-label treatment. The summary does not contain recommendations from NICE on whether the medicine should be used.