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(Generic versions may still be available.)




Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, epigastric pain, ataxia, labored respiration, convulsions, coma. Possible symptoms, seen after overdosage with other pyrazolone derivatives: anemia, jaundice, ulceration.


No specific antidote. Induce emesis; gastric lavage; supportive treatment (intravenous glucose infusions, analeptics).


Patients with an active peptic ulcer or symptoms of gastrointestinal inflammation or ulceration should not receive the drug.

The drug is contraindicated in patients with a history or the presence of:

1. Hypersensitivity to phenylbutazone or other pyrazoles

2. Blood dyacrasias

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.


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