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Patients should be informed that the most common adverse reactions for the indication of postoperative nausea and vomiting are pain, headache, fever, abdominal pain and hepatic enzyme increased (see Table 2).
Electrocardiogram changes (QT prolongation) have been reported with the use of KYTRIL. Patients should be cautioned about the use of this drug if they have heart problems or take medications for heart problems.
Patients should be informed that KYTRIL Injection (1 mg/mL) contains benzyl alcohol and may cause serious side effects in newborns. KYTRIL Injection 0.1 mg/mL contains no benzyl alcohol.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/22/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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