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Overdoses with doses up to 85 mg per kg have been reported in clinical studies and post-marketing experience with Synagis, and in some cases, adverse reactions were reported. In case of overdosage, it is recommended that the patient be monitored for any signs or symptoms of adverse reactions and appropriate symptomatic treatment instituted.
Synagis is contraindicated in children who have had a previous significant hypersensitivity reaction to Synagis [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/10/2014
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