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In the event of overdosage, or what may appear to be overdosage, the following action should be taken:
Stop drug administration, establish a clear airway and initiate assisted or controlled ventilation with pure oxygen.
Known sensitivity to ETHRANE (enflurane, USP) or other halogenated anesthetics.
Known or suspected genetic susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/10/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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