Who should not take Arsenic Trioxide Vial?

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
  • high amount of potassium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • complete heart block
  • very rapid heartbeat - torsades de pointes
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • chronic heart failure
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • severe liver disease
  • kidney disease with reduction in kidney function
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • differentiation syndrome in acute promyelocytic leukemia

Allergies:

  • Arsenic Analogues

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