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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 Reyes 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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