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HOW TO USE: This is given by injection into a muscle or a vein by a health care professional usually 30 to 60 minutes before the procedure. Additional doses may be given into a vein as needed based on your condition and response.

SIDE EFFECTS: This medication causes post-operative drowsiness, dizziness and a floating feeling. If any of these effects persist or worsen, inform your doctor immediately. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: anxiety, restlessness, headache, muscle stiffness. An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

PRECAUTIONS: Before using this, tell your doctor if you have: kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease (e.g., prolonged QTc interval), allergies. Use caution driving or performing tasks requiring alertness since this medication can cause dizziness and drowsiness. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding. This medication should be used with caution in elderly persons as they are more sensitive to its effects.

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CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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