Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

The doctor will check your child's progress closely while your child is receiving this medicine. This will allow the doctor to see if the medicine is working properly and to check for unwanted effects.

This medicine may cause apnea (temporary stopping of breathing) in newborn babies. Tell the doctor right away if your child has bluish lips or skin or not breathing after receiving the medicine.

Using this medicine for a long time may cause unwanted effects (eg, bone problems). Ask your doctor if you have concerns about this.