"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain, spine and associated tissues of patients ages 2 years and older.
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Heparin sodium should not be used in patients:
- With hypersensitivity to heparin;
- With an uncontrollable active bleeding state (see WARNINGS), except when this is due to disseminated intravascular coagulation;
- With inability to perform suitable blood-coagulation tests, e.g., whole-blood clotting time, partial thromboplastin time, etc. at required intervals. There is usually no need to monitor effect of low-dose heparin in patients with normal coagulation parameters.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/10/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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