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Warnings and Precautions With Tegaserod

Who Should Not Take Tegaserod?

You should not take tegaserod if:
 
  • You are allergic to tegaserod, Zelnorm, or any inactive component used to make the medicine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients used to make this medication.
     
  • You have severe kidney problems, including kidney failure (renal failure).
     
  • You have moderate to severe liver problems, including liver failure (hepatic failure) or cirrhosis.
     
  • You have ever had a bowel obstruction (an intestinal blockage).
     
  • You have ever had gallbladder disease or sphincter of Oddi dysfunction (a problem of the pancreas and bile ducts).
     

Warnings and Precautions With Tegaserod: Summary

There are a number of situations in which tegaserod should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings to be aware of before starting tegaserod. However, it is possible that not all the warnings and precautions with tegaserod were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the tegaserod precautions and/or warnings that may apply to you.

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