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Each year, more than 9.6 million adverse drug reactions occur in older Americans. The referenced study found that 37% of these adverse reactions were not reported to the doctor, presumably because patients did not realize the reactions were due to the drug. This is not too surprising considering that most doctors admitted they did not explain possible adverse effects to their patients.


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Deaths In Children Using Promethazine (PHENERGAN) Increase; FDA Issues a Safety Alert and a Stronger Black Box Warning
August 2006
PHENERGAN should not be used in pediatric patients less than two years of age because of the potential for fatal respiratory depression. It is also advisable that the drug not be given to children less than 16 years of age.
Antipsychotic Drugs and Dementia in the Elderly
February 2006
Clearly, the concern here is that the use of atypical and typical antipsychotic drugs to control the behavior of elderly nursing home residents who are not psychotic could be considered an unlawful chemical restraint.
NEW BLACK BOX WARNING! Respiratory Depression And Death With The Antinausea Drug Promethazine (PHENERGAN)
April 2005
The warning concerns respiratory depression and death with its use in children less than two years of age. Antinausea drugs are also referred to as antiemetics.