Who should not take Ponatinib Tablet?

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

Conditions:

  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • acute blood clot in the heart
  • coronary artery disease
  • slow heartbeat
  • supraventricular arrhythmias
  • a type of abnormal heart rhythm
  • chronic heart failure
  • suddenly serious symptoms of heart failure
  • a blood clot in the brain
  • a stroke
  • a localized weakening and ballooning in an artery wall called an arterial aneurysm
  • obstruction of a blood vessel by a blood clot
  • a blood clot in an artery
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • blood clot formation in veins
  • bleeding
  • blockage or closing off of blood vessels
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • recent operation
  • visible water retention
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • impaired wound healing
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
  • reactivation of hepatitis B infection
  • Pancreatitis
  • a type of brain disorder called posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome
  • dissection of artery

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