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in a particular shot that isn't a vaccine?<br>
We don't vaccinate but when my son was around a year old he had a stomach bug that left him dehydrated and unable to keep liquids down. In my panic state I let the ER give him a shot (I can't remember what it was called but I can find out). I now want to know what ingredients are in that shot (I can't even believe I let them do that, this is from someone who doesn't even use tylenol but I was so scared for him). Anyway, just wondering if anyone knows where I can find this info.<br>
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It may have been phenergan. It's a common drug used to stop vomiting. You can call and find out what it was then contact the drug manufacturer or check online. It shouldnt be too difficult to find.<br>
Also, I wouldnt worry too much about that type of medication. First of all, he was probably miserable and needed something at that point to help him stop vomiting. Dont beat yourself up <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">It may have been phenergan. It's a common drug used to stop vomiting.</div>
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Less than a year ago, the FDA issued an alert for Promethazine Hydrochloride (marketed as Phenergan and generic products): <a href="http://www.fda.gov/cder/drug/InfoSheets/HCP/promethazineHCP.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.fda.gov/cder/drug/InfoShe...thazineHCP.pdf</a><br><br><i>. . . <b>should not be used</b> for children <span style="text-decoration:underline;">less than two years of age</span> because of the potential for <b>fatal respiratory depression</b>. This includes promethazine HCl in any form: syrups, suppositories, tablets, or injectables. Cases of respiratory depression including fatalities have been reported with use of promethazine HCl in children less than two years of age.<br><br><b>Caution should also be exercised</b> when administering promethazine HCl in any form to pediatric patients <span style="text-decoration:underline;">two years of age and older</span></i><br><br><i>FDA has received reports of serious adverse events, including seven deaths in children under two. The FDA sent a letter to the editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) explaining the context for the seven deaths, based on a 2004 review of the Adverse Event Reporting System:</i><br><br>
Starke P. R., Weaver J., Chowdhury B. A., N Engl J Med 2005; 352:2653 (<a href="http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/352/25/2653?ijkey=xNrx2F2RcFfHc&keytype=ref&siteid=nejm)" target="_blank">http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/...f&siteid=nejm)</a>.<br><br><br>
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