Who should not take DESOXYN?
The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:
- overactive thyroid gland
- manic behavior
- psychotic disorder
- suicidal thoughts
- drug abuse
- chronic muscle twitches or movements
- aggressive behavior
- glaucoma, an increased pressure in the eye
- high blood pressure
- a heart attack
- coronary artery disease
- cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle
- abnormal heart rhythm
- chronic heart failure
- abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
- a stroke
- severe hardening of the arteries
- Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
- decreased appetite
- weight loss
- a patient who is producing milk and breastfeeding
- increased cardiovascular event risk
- structural disorder of heart
- chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
- chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
- kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
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