Who should not take Stivarga?
The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:
- a bad infection
- significant uncontrolled high blood pressure
- a heart attack
- a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
- a localized weakening and ballooning in an artery wall called an arterial aneurysm
- a gastrointestinal tract fistula
- damage to the liver and inflammation
- recent operation
- high amount of bilirubin in the blood
- abnormal liver function tests
- a patient who is producing milk and breastfeeding
- a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
- problems with wound healing after a surgery
- a type of brain disorder called posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
- dissection of artery
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