You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to doxapram. Your child should not receive this medicine if your child is less than one month old. You should not use this medicine if you have had a recent head injury or if you have epilepsy, seizures, asthma, severe high blood pressure, or severe heart disease.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are using MAO inhibitor medicine such as Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate®. Tell your doctor if you are using muscle relaxants.
Make sure your doctor knows if you have recently had surgery or anesthesia. Tell your doctor if you are using any medicine that raises your blood pressure, treats nasal congestion, treats a severe allergic reaction, or makes you less sleepy.