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Mircera overdosage can elevate hemoglobin levels above the desired level, which should be managed with discontinuation or reduction of Mircera dosage and/or with phlebotomy, as clinically indicated [see Pharmacodynamics]. Cases of severe hypertension have been observed following overdose with ESAs [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Mircera is contraindicated in patients with:
- Uncontrolled hypertension [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
- Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) that begins after treatment with Mircera or other erythropoietin protein drugs [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
- History of serious or severe allergic reactions to Mircera (e.g. anaphylactic reactions, angioedema, bronchospasm, skin rash, and urticaria).
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/9/2016
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