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Who should not take Daraprim?

Do not take Daraprim if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. If you have megaloblastic anemia caused by a lack of folic acid in your diet, you should not take Daraprim. People with this deficiency usually do not eat enough of the following sources of folic acid: cereals, baked goods, leafy vegetables, asparagus, fruits, legumes, yeast, mushrooms, organ meat, orange juice and tomato juice. Ask a doctor or nutritionist for more information on how to remedy nutritional deficiencies. Little is known about Daraprim's effect on pregnancy. If you become pregnant while taking Daraprim, tell your doctor immediately. You can discuss whether the benefits of Daraprim treatment outweigh the unknown risks to the health of your fetus. Because Daraprim is passed through breast milk, do not breastfeed during Daraprim treatment. Daraprim should be used with caution in elderly people, as they can be more sensitive to its side effects.

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