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Unformatted text preview: CONTRAINDICATIONS Absolute contraindications • children • ester local anesthetic hypersensitivity • infants • neonatal prematurity • neonates ADVERSE EFFECTS • Children with viral infection have increased risk of Reye’s syndrome • Severe vomiting;lethargy, irrational behavior, progressive encephalopathy leading to coma, seizures • Drowsiness is the most common side effect • Blurred vision, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, and muscle cramps are less frequent • Hypersensitivity such as skin rash, has been reported • Hypotension has been reported • Blood dyscrasias and jaundice have been reported INDICATIONS • Nausea and vomiting DOSAGE • Adults, 200 mg PO 3-4 per d as needed Notes • Do not use this medication, there are better options 1. Sources: Gold Standard Inc., and Elsevier Company; 2010. Iron Salts. http://www.mdconsult.com/das/pharm/body/234714425-3/0/full/1602 . Accessed February 2 , 2011....
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