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During LASIK treatment, the intraocular pressure (IOP) is raised to above 90mmHg, which may cause further damage to the optic disc; this contraindication applies to LASIK only.
They propose that women's ability to accurately self-assess their contraindications to combination oral contraceptives may also apply to progestin-only contraceptives, such as injectables, which have fewer contraindications and potentially could be administered by trained staff in drug shops.
It is certainly possible and even likely that several patients among the small percentage of who were discharged without a medication did in fact have a contraindication that was not documented in the discharge paperwork.
The authors found that of the migraine patients who had a cardiovascular contraindication, 22% had received a prescription for a triptan in 2009.
The anaesthetic technique outlined by Saeki et al and Batistaki et al are currently only used as alternative in patients with contraindications to succinylcholine.
Prevalences of any contraindication in household members of the three groups were 26%, 18%, and 18%, respectively.
For example, in the absence of a documented contraindication, patients exhibiting chronic atrial fibrillation (irregular beating of the superior chambers of the heart) should be treated with an anticoagulant to help to prevent stroke.
The United Network for Organ Sharing does not regard HIV infection as a contraindication, but the decision of whether or not to perform transplantation in HIV-positive candidates rests with individual centers.
Removes the contraindication and precaution that Cytotec should not be used in women who are pregnant.
It may turn out that some years from now, we will have different contraindications in the postmenopausal woman, but at present, simply the presence of phlebitis or clots on estrogen therapy or a previous history of it would be an absolute contraindication to the use of estrogens.
FDA Requests Removal of Contraindication for Women of Childbearing Potential