February 24, 2017
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Juxtapid

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Juxtapid




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

There is no specific treatment in the event of overdose of JUXTAPID. In the event of overdose, the patient should be treated symptomatically and supportive measures instituted as required. Liver-related tests should be monitored. Hemodialysis is unlikely to be beneficial given that lomitapide is highly protein bound.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

JUXTAPID is contraindicated in the following conditions :

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/11/2017

Overdosage
Contraindications

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