Who should not take SYLATRON?

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


  • a bad infection
  • overactive thyroid gland
  • a condition with low thyroid hormone levels
  • diabetic retinopathy, a type of damage to the eye from diabetes
  • diabetes
  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • disease in which body has immune response against itself
  • thalassemia
  • sickle cell anemia
  • low blood counts due to bone marrow failure
  • anemia
  • significant anemia
  • a significant decrease in certain blood clotting cells called platelets
  • manic behavior
  • manic-depression
  • psychotic disorder
  • suicidal thoughts
  • thoughts of hurting or killing others
  • addiction to a drug
  • depression
  • optic disk edema
  • a heart attack
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • a stroke
  • x-ray results showing lung tissue changes
  • a disease of the lung
  • inflammation of the tissues surrounding a tooth
  • ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory condition of the intestines
  • insufficient blood supply to the colon
  • inflammation of the large intestine with bleeding
  • liver inflammation resulting from an abnormal immune response
  • hardening of the liver
  • liver failure
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • decreased kidney function
  • a significant drop in a certain type of white blood cell called a neutrophil
  • retinal eye changes caused by high blood pressure
  • chronic kidney disease stage 3A (moderate)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 3B (moderate)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
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