Who should not take ZORTRESS?

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

Conditions:

  • a bad infection
  • cancer or malignancy
  • diabetes
  • high cholesterol
  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • hemolytic uremic syndrome, a condition that affects the kidney and the blood
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • fluid in the covering of the heart or pericardium
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • a type of inflammation of the lung called interstitial pneumonitis
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • liver problems
  • acute kidney failure
  • a clot in an artery of the kidney
  • visible water retention
  • ascites
  • elevation of proteins in the urine
  • impaired wound healing
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • malignant lymphoma
  • a blood clot in the liver after a liver transplant
  • heart transplant
  • kidney problems due to BK polyomavirus

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