A 37-year-old member asked:
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who should not use irinotecan injections?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Irinotecan: "Irinotecan hydrochloride injection is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to the drug or its excipients." See: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=2361c88c-124e-4f6c-aef2-c70612f0eb64
Answered on May 10, 2015

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