Who should not take VIRTRATE-3?

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

Conditions:

  • a sudden decrease in adrenal gland function
  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • an increased sodium level in the blood
  • dehydration
  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • familial hyperkalemic periodic paralysis
  • high blood pressure
  • chronic heart failure
  • fluid in the lungs
  • severe renal impairment
  • mild to moderate kidney impairment
  • fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands
  • decreased urine production
  • abnormally high levels of nitrogen-containing compounds in your blood
  • metabolic alkalosis, an acid-base imbalance of the blood
  • cessation of urine production
  • Thomsen disease
  • complete heart block
  • severe heart block
  • stomach muscle paralysis and decreased function
  • hyporeninemic hypoaldosteronism
  • a condition where the adrenal glands produce less hormones called Addison's disease
  • severe heart failure
  • moderate to severe kidney impairment

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