Who should not take ?

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

Conditions:

  • high blood pressure
  • heart attack within the last 30 days
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • an ulcer from too much stomach acid
  • necrotizing enterocolitis, or inflammation and tissue death in the colon and small intestine
  • severe liver disease
  • seizures
  • difficulty sleeping
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
  • high amount of ammonium in the blood
  • porphyria
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • suicidal thoughts
  • alcoholism
  • drug abuse
  • depression
  • hyperactive behavior
  • asthma attack
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • a coma due to liver failure
  • liver problems
  • severe liver disease
  • decreased kidney function
  • sleep apnea
  • pregnancy
  • inherited dysfunction of autonomic nerve function
  • impaired brain function due to liver disease
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • complex sleep behaviors like eating or driving while asleep
  • overactive thyroid gland
  • myasthenia gravis, a skeletal muscle disorder
  • closed angle glaucoma
  • coronary artery disease
  • chronic heart failure
  • chronic lung disease
  • a change in saliva secretion
  • achalasia of esophagus, a condition that makes swallowing difficult
  • reflux esophagitis, or inflammation of the esophagus from backflow of stomach acid
  • a stomach ulcer
  • a narrowing of the opening between the stomach and the small intestine
  • hiatal hernia
  • ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory condition of the intestines
  • severe ulcerative colitis
  • toxic megacolon
  • paralysis of the intestines
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • atony of colon
  • blockage of the urinary bladder
  • a blockage in the urinary tract
  • enlarged prostate
  • Down syndrome
  • drowsiness
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • toxin from microorganisms causing diarrhea
  • shock caused by significant blood loss
  • dysreflexia
  • an abnormally fast heartbeat
  • porphyria
  • high blood pressure
  • coronary artery disease
  • cerebral ischemia, a lack of blood supply to the brain
  • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • thrombophlebitis, an inflamed vein due to a blood clot
  • inadequate blood flow in the extremities
  • a condition where there is formation of fibrous tissue in the lung called pulmonary fibrosis
  • liver problems
  • retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • decreased kidney function
  • excessive itching
  • diarrhea
  • ergot alkaloid toxicity
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • thickening of the lining of the lung
  • sepsis
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