Who should not take Irinotecan HCL Vial?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • extreme loss of body water
  • decreased function of bone marrow
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • decreased neutrophils a type of white blood cell
  • method of removing waste/poison from blood with dialysis
  • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
  • Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • liver problems
  • Acute Inflammation of the Pancreas
  • kidney disease with reduction in kidney function
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the Blood
  • diarrhea
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • Sepsis Syndrome
  • reduced UGT1A1 enzyme activity due to *28 polymorphism
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function

Allergies:

  • Camptothecin Analogues

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