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Rosenson noted that, in his study, 62% of the HIV-infected patients on a contraindicated statin were taking a protease inhibitor, 29% were on gemfibrozil (Lopid), and the remaining handful were on other agents posing significant risk of drug interactions, including azole antifungals, calcium channel blockers, or cobicistat (Tybost).
Do you remember the days when [Beta]-blockers were considered contraindicated for patients with heart failure?
Four of the 20 entries advised ineffective treatments that could cause harm and three others recommended a contraindicated treatment, the researchers reported.
We contraindicated Optimark in patients with severe renal impairment nearly a year ago.
Because methotrexate is contraindicated in pregnancy, there will be few opportunities for use in a pregnant woman.
Accordingly, the Sudanese pharmacists awareness about drugs which contraindicated for hypertension seem to be very poor and they have poor knowledge in the communication skills.
The ACIP yellow fever working group determined that, based on the latest safety information, yellow fever vaccination is contraindicated for anyone with immunosuppression, including individuals with primary immuno-deficiencies, malignant neoplasms, thymus disorder, organ transplants, and HIV infection with severe immuno-deficiencies.
Last year the agency issued a similar warning that Phenergan (promethazine HCl) tablets and suppositories, made by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, were contraindicated in children younger than 2 years due to the potential for fatal respiratory depression.
But the Pfizer letter notes that "not all physicians, pharmacists, and pharmacy databases interpreted this language as intended," and as a result, some may have considered certain drugs as not contraindicated, while others believed that all drugs associated with QT prolongation were contraindicated with ziprasidone.
Proper pretreatment vestibular testing would very likely have detected the complete vestibular loss in the ear that was not to be treated and would have shown that destruction of the remaining functioning vestibular end-organ in that ear was contraindicated.
Androgens are contraindicated in men with carcinoma of the breast, or known or suspected carcinoma of the prostate.