If you are:
Only When Necessary:
Precaution: REPORTS OF INFANT METHEMOGLOBINEMIA AFTER INGESTION OF TOPICAL BENZOCAINE
Precaution: INSUFFICIENT DATA AVAILABLE; MOLECULAR WT LOW ENOUGH FOR POSSIBLE EXCRETION
An adult over 60:
management or monitoring precaution: General-May be more sensitive to CNS and cardiac adverse reactions. Consider dose reduction due to reduced clearance in the elderly.
Giving Cepacol Sorethroat-Cough to a child under 12:
Contraindication: Do not use in pediatrics <6 years of age unless clinician consultation.
Severe Precaution: Increased risk for developing methemoglobinemia. Consult with healthcare professional prior to use.