This antiemetic may help kids skip that trip to the hospital
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Give oral ondansetron to children with acute gastroenteritis and moderate dehydration who are unable to tolerate oral rehydration to reduce the vomiting and avoid the need for intravenous (IV) hydration or hospitalization. Strength of recommendation A: Meta-analysis of 6 high-quality studies.
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Journal of Family Practice, 58(2) 2009: 85-88.