"The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved soluble ferric pyrophosphate (Triferic, Rockwell Medical) to replace iron and maintain hemoglobin in adults with chronic kidney disease who are undergoing dialysis.
DOSTINEX Tablets are contraindicated in patients with:
- Uncontrolled hypertension or known hypersensitivity to ergot derivatives.
- History of cardiac valvular disorders, as suggested by anatomical evidence of valvulopathy of any valve, determined by pre-treatment evaluation including echocardiographic demonstration of valve leaflet thickening, valve restriction, or mixed valve restriction-stenosis. (See WARNINGS)
- History of pulmonary, pericardial, or retroperitoneal fibrotic disorders. (See WARNINGS)
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/28/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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