Tolectin

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

In the event of overdosage, the stomach should be emptied by inducing vomiting or by gastric lavage followed by the administration of activated charcoal.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

TOLECTIN (tolmetin sodium) is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to tolmetin sodium.

TOLECTIN (tolmetin sodium) should not be given to patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. Severe, rarely fatal, anaphylactic- like reactions to NSAIDs have been reported in such patients (see WARNINGS: Anaphylactoid Reactions and PRECAUTIONS: Preexisting Asthma ).

TOLECTIN (tolmetin sodium) is contraindicated for the treatment of peri-operative pain in the setting of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery (see WARNINGS).

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/11/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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