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Ziagen

OVERDOSE

There is no known antidote for ZIAGEN. It is not known whether abacavir can be removed by peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

ZIAGEN is contraindicated in patients with:

  • previously demonstrated hypersensitivity to abacavir or any other component of the products. NEVER restart ZIAGEN or any other abacavir-containing product following a hypersensitivity reaction to abacavir, regardless of HLA-B*5701 status [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS].
  • moderate or severe hepatic impairment [see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION].

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/25/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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