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Dehydrated Alcohol

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OVERDOSE

Excessive or faulty localization of injections may result in unwanted post-injection neuritis and/or tissue necrosis. In such cases, efforts should be directed toward dilution of deposited alcohol when feasible, relief of pain with analgesics and surgical intervention if indicated.

Hypotension following celiac ganglion injection may be controlled with appropriate vasopressor agents. See PRECAUTIONS and ADVERSE REACTIONS.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Subarachnoid injection of dehydrated (dehydrated alcohol (dehydrated alcohol injection) injection) alcohol is contraindicated in patients receiving anticoagulants because of the danger of bleeding.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/8/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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