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Treatment of overdosage is by supportive and symptomatic therapy. In the case of acute overdosage, according to the patient's condition, supportive therapy may include gastric lavage or emesis.
Contraindicated in systemic fungal infections (see WARNINGS: Infections: Fungal Infections) and patients with known hypersensitivity to the product and its consituents.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/30/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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