Who should not take Tocilizumab Syringe?

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

Conditions:

  • active tuberculosis
  • inactive tuberculosis
  • infection caused by bacteria
  • opportunistic fungal infection
  • pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii organism
  • severe infection
  • infection that lasts a long time
  • malignant tumor or cancer
  • high cholesterol
  • high amount of triglyceride in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • decreased neutrophils a type of white blood cell
  • multiple sclerosis
  • demyelinating disease
  • diverticulitis
  • liver problems
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
  • opportunistic viral infection

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