Chloral Hydrate

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Your child needs to take the medicine called chloral hydrate (say: KLOR-al HYE-drate). This information sheet explains what chloral hydrate does, how to give it, and what side effects or problems your child may have when she takes this medicine.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about chloral hydrate and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about chloral hydrate, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: March 4th 2011