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BRIEF-U.S. FDA warns on using anesthetics, sedation drugs in children, pregnant women
December 14, 2016 / 6:03 PM / a year ago

BRIEF-U.S. FDA warns on using anesthetics, sedation drugs in children, pregnant women

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Food and Drug Administration

* review results in new warnings about using general anesthetics and sedation drugs in young children and pregnant women

* to better inform public about potential risk, we are requiring warnings to be added to the labels of general anesthetic and sedation drugs

* Warning repeated use of anesthetic drugs during surgeries in children below 3 yrs/pregnant women in 3rd trimester may affect development of children's brains Source (bit.ly/2gJqhnH)

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