As a consequence, simvastatin and lovastatin are widely considered contraindicated
in HIV-positive patients.
Placing a LNG-IUS is contraindicated
in all cases of active cancer, but if the patient has no evidence of disease for more than 5 years, the CDC lists the LNG-IUS as category 3.
Dose reduction might be clinically contraindicated
if it would impair a resident's function or cause or exacerbate a medical or psychiatric instability or disorder.
According to the letter sent out by Pfizer, "while the mechanism of this interaction is unknown, due to the narrow therapeutic index of pimozide and due to the interaction noted at a low dose of pimozide, concomitant administration of Zoloft and pimozide should be contraindicated
The prevailing notion that estrogen replacement is contraindicated
is also not based on solid evidence.
The following drugs are contraindicated
with nelfinavir: simvastatin (Zocor), lovastatin (Mevacor), rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane), cisapride (Propulsid), midazolam (Versed), triazolam (Halcion), dihydroergotamine (DHE 45) and ergotamine (Cafergot).
Researchers found that four out of five PDR entries on the 20 drugs involved in the greatest number of overdoses in the United States were ``deficient'' and almost half of the entries advised ``ineffective'' or contraindicated
therapies, they reported in the February issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
In November 2009, Covidien's Mallinckrodt business voluntarily contraindicated
the use of its Optimark[TM] (gadoversetamide injection) in MRI procedures involving the same small group of patients with severe renal impairment.
Because weight loss in pregnancy usually offers no benefit to a pregnant woman, the manufacturer classifies the drug as contraindicated
Assessment of awareness of community pharmacists about contraindicated
drugs for blood hypertension
ATLANTA -- The yellow fever vaccine is contraindicated
for individuals receiving immunosuppressive therapies and for those with immunosuppressant conditions, but it can be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women and in HIV-infected individuals with mild immunosuppression and no symptoms.
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a safety warning to alert health care professionals that promethazine HC1 in all forms, including syrup, is contraindicated
in children younger than 2 years of age.
The list of drugs that are contraindicated
with the atypical antipsychotic drug ziprasidone because they prolong the QT interval of electrocardiograms has been expanded in the drug's labeling.