Who should not take ZELNORM?

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


  • dehydration
  • suicidal thoughts
  • depression
  • a heart attack
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • a stroke
  • insufficient blood supply to the colon
  • blocked bowels with decreased peristaltic movement
  • adhesions of the stomach or intestines
  • liver problems
  • disease of the gallbladder
  • biliary and gallbladder problem
  • diarrhea
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • decreased blood volume
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
  • obstruction of intestine
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