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Who should not take Mavik?

You should not take the blood pressure drug Mavik (trandolapril) if you have ever had an allergic reaction to it.

Do not take Mavik if you have a history of angioedema (swelling under the skin). Mavik is what's called an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, and that class of medications can trigger angioedema, a potentially dangerous condition. Certain other medical conditions can increase your risk for side effects from Mavik, so before you start taking it, you should give your doctor a complete medical history. You should also tell him or her about all your other medications (prescription and over-the-counter), as well as any supplements you take, because Mavik can interact with some drugs and supplements.

You should not take Mavik if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This drug can harm or be fatal to a developing fetus, and may harm a nursing infant.

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