fosphenytoin-injection, Cerebyx (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially: any alcohol use, low blood pressure, blood disorders (e.g., anemia, porphyria), thyroid problems (hypothyroid), diabetes, immune disorders (systemic lupus erythematosus), liver or kidney problems, any allergies (especially to phenytoin, phenobarbital, ethosuximide, or carbamazepine). This medication is not recommended for use if you have the following conditions: heart problems (e.g., sinus bradycardia, second and third degree A-V block). This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy; use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery. Avoid alcoholic beverages. Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to the effects this drug may have on the heart. This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for more details. It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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