Who should not take ZELBORAF?

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

Conditions:

  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • a blockage of blood vessels in the retina of the eye
  • inflammation of the iris - the colored part of the eyeball
  • inflammation of the uvea of the eye
  • torsades de pointes, a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • slow heartbeat
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • chronic heart failure suddenly not controlled by medication
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • decreased kidney function
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • pancreatitis
  • progression of cancer with the RAS mutation
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