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Inadvertent Intravenous Administration

BENTYL Injection is for intramuscular administration only. Do not administer by any other route. Inadvertent administration may result in thrombosis or thrombophlebitis, and injection site such as pain, edema, skin color change and even reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome [see ADVERSE REACTIONS].

Use in Infants

Inform parents and caregivers not to administer BENTYL in infants less than 6 months of age [see Use In Specific Populations].

Use in Nursing Mothers

Advise lactating women that BENTYL should not be used while breastfeeding their infants [see Use In Specific Populations].

Peripheral and Central Nervous System

In the presence of a high environmental temperature, heat prostration can occur with BENTYL use (fever and heat stroke due to decreased sweating). If symptoms occur, the drug should be discontinued and a physician contacted. BENTYL may produce drowsiness or blurred vision. The patient should be warned not to engage in activities requiring mental alertness, such as operating a motor vehicle or other machinery or to perform hazardous work while taking BENTYL [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/1/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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