A total of 491 patients were taking a contraindicated
statin or a statin at too high a dose to be safe, given the other medications they were on.
Estrogen is known to increase thrombotic risk, and therefore it is contraindicated
in any patient at risk for VTE or with a history of a VTE.
Accordingly, it was concluded that the Sudanese pharmacists' awareness about contraindicated
drugs for asthmatic patients seems very poor.
Of the remaining 17%, 6% were on a contraindicated
dual-drug regimen, 6% were on a contraindicated
monotherapy regimen, and 5% were on a therapy that was contraindicated
because of drug interactions.
For residents on a sedative/hypnotic routinely used beyond the manufacturer's recommendations for duration of use, the facility must attempt to taper the medication quarterly unless clinically contraindicated
Last year the agency issued a similar warning that Phenergan (promethazine HC1) tablets and suppositories, made by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, were contraindicated
in children younger than 2 years due to the potential for fatal respiratory depression.
Under the contraindications section, it now states "concomitant use [of sertraline] in patients taking pimozide is contraindicated
Caprosyn suture is contraindicated
in cardiovascular and neurological surgery, microsurgery, and ophthalmic surgery.
Therefore, in the absence of menstrual irregularity, running itself is not contraindicated
for women who are osteopenic or osteoporotic.
Thymoglobulin is contraindicated
in patients with known allergy to rabbit proteins, an acute viral illness, or a history of anaphylaxis during rabbit immunoglobulin administration.
In her evaluation of the article Linda French stated, "Though methodologically very weak, this observational study is sufficient to successfully challenge prevailing notions" (ie, that ERT is contraindicated
for women who have been treated for stage 1 breast cancer).