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Product update

Hypnomidate handling recommendations

The summary of product characteristics for Hypnomidate (etomidate; Janssen) now recommends that gloves are worn when opening the ampoule, in order to avoid accidental exposure to the skin. Other changes include an update to the drug’s effect on fertility, pregnancy and lactation, among other amendments. 

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal DOI: 10.1211/PJ.2015.20069498

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