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contraindication

[¦kän·trə‚in·də′kā·shən]
(medicine)
A symptom, indication, or condition in which a remedy or a method of treatment is inadvisable or improper.
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Patients with symptomatic LV systolic dysfunction should be treated with digitalis, unless contraindicated.
patients with renal impairment currently contraindicated for use of metformin IR and metformin XR.
Bupropion hydrochloride extended-release tablets (XL) are contraindicated in patients who have shown an allergic response to bupropion or the other ingredients that make up bupropion hydrochloride extended-release tablets (XL).
NewMet's improved safety and tolerability profile may make it appropriate for use by Type 2 diabetes patients who have difficulty tolerating generic metformin or are contraindicated due to renal impairment.
Bleeding Risk - SPRIX inhibits platelet function and is CONTRAINDICATED in patients with suspected or confirmed cerebrovascular bleeding, hemorrhagic diathesis, incomplete hemostasis, or high risk of bleeding.
Prior therapy should have included an anthracycline unless clinically contraindicated.
BRAVELLE and MENOPUR are contraindicated in women who have a high FSH level indicating primary ovarian failure; uncontrolled thyroid and adrenal dysfunction; an organic intracranial lesion such as a pituitary tumor; abnormal uterine bleeding of undetermined origin; ovarian cysts or enlargement not due to polycystic ovary syndrome; prior hypersensitivity to respectively, urofollitropins, purified, and menotropins or MENOPUR.
Sodium bicarbonate is contraindicated in patients with metabolic alkalosis and hypocalcemia.
A clinical intervention program targeting prescribers of drugs judged to be contraindicated in older adults was associated with a decline in the percentage of HMO members receiving one or more target contraindicated drugs.
The VAPR 3 RF System is contraindicated in any non-arthroscopic surgical procedure and in patients with heart pacemakers or other electronic device implants, or for patients for whom arthroscopic procedures are contraindicated for any reason.
A non-toxic chelation agent, such as MCP, could be used safely for prolonged periods and may be an important chelation treatment alternative for children exposed to lead on an ongoing basis as well as people for which conventional chelators are contraindicated.