Who should not take NEXAVAR?

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
  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • increased risk of bleeding due to clotting disorder
  • an increased risk of bleeding
  • depression
  • high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • angina, a type of chest pain
  • a sudden worsening of heart related chest pain called angina
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • slow heartbeat
  • prolonged QT interval on EKG
  • chronic heart failure
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • a localized weakening and ballooning in an artery wall called an arterial aneurysm
  • bleeding
  • damage to the liver and inflammation
  • recent operation
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • impaired wound healing
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
  • portions of the jaw bone to die from lack of blood circulation
  • dissection of artery

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