doxapram-injection, Dopram (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: certain cough- and-cold drugs with adrenaline-like medicine such as decongestants (e.g., ephedrine, pseudoephedrine), other sympathomimetic drugs (e.g., epinephrine, dopamine), MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, selegiline), drugs for anesthesia (e.g., halothane, cyclopropane and enflurane), muscle relaxants (e.g., succinylcholine, vecuronium). Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.
NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests will be performed to monitor your progress.
MISSED DOSE: If the dose is interrupted, contact the doctor or pharmacist immediately to establish new dosing.
STORAGE: Store the vials at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not freeze. After mixing and dilution in correct IV fluids (consult your pharmacist for details), this product is stable at room temperature for 48 hours.
MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For enrollment information call MedicAlert at 1-800-854-1166 (USA), or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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