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What are some contraindictions of the seldane?

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Marvell 2 Nov 2009

Seldane was withdrawn from the U.S. market in 1998, so you won't get Seldane now..

Seldane is an antihistamine. Antihistamines prevent sneezing, runny nose, itching and watering of the eyes, and other allergic symptoms. It is used to treat allergies, hives (urticaria), and other allergic inflammatory conditions.

The contraindications were

You cannot take Seldane if you are taking any of the following medicines:

the antifungal drugs ketoconazole (Nizoral) or itraconazole (Sporanox); the antibiotics erythromycin (E.E.S., E-Mycin, Ery-Tab), clarithromycin (Biaxin), or azithromycin (Zithromax); or the ulcer drug cimetidine (Tagamet, Tagamet HB).

A dangerous side effect involving irregular heartbeats could occur if you take Seldane with any of the medicines listed above.

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have:

asthma or another lung disease; low potassium levels in your blood; urinary retention or an enlarged prostate; kidney or liver disease; or heart disease, especially an irregular heartbeat.

You may not be able to take Seldane, or you may require a lower dose or special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions listed above.
Seldane is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether Seldane will harm an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant. It is not known whether Seldane passes into breast milk. Do not take Seldane without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. free discount card

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