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A 1-year-old postoperative patient has been experiencing repeated vomiting. What antiemetic drug has a black box warning against use in a patient of this age?
A)Promethazine (Phenergan)
B)Benzquinamide (Emete-Con)
C)Buclizine (Bucladin-S)
D)Cyclizine (Marezine)
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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A black box warning alerts nurses that promethazine is contraindicated in children younger than 2 years of age because of the risk of potentially fatal respiratory depression. Benzquinamide, buclizine, and cyclizine do not have such warnings.

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