Who should not take PROMACTA?

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


  • increase in the number of platelets in the blood
  • clouding of the lens of the eye called cataracts
  • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
  • a blood clot in a vein of the liver
  • at risk for formation of blood clots
  • acute liver failure
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • decreased kidney function
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a patient who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
  • abnormal blood clotting due to factor V leiden mutation
  • hereditary antithrombin III deficiency
  • Child-Pugh class A liver impairment
  • Child-Pugh class B liver impairment
  • Child-Pugh class C liver impairment

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