Who should not take ALFERON N?

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


  • a herpes simplex infection
  • a complication of diabetes with high blood ketone levels called diabetic ketoacidosis
  • significantly decreased activity of the bone marrow
  • hemophilia
  • increased risk of bleeding due to clotting disorder
  • a sudden worsening of heart related chest pain called angina
  • a clot in the lung
  • sudden and serious symptoms of heart failure called acute decompensated heart failure
  • severe heart disease
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • a disease of the lung
  • seizures
  • a patient who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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