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Who should not use argatroban?

Do not use argatroban if you are experiencing or at risk of severe bleeding. Because it diminishes your blood's ability to clot, any bleeding can be seriously dangerous. For example, do not use argatroban if you have a stomach ulcer, stomach bleeding or a bleeding disorder such as hemophilia. Also, avoid argatroban if you have liver disease or hypertension. You should not use argatroban if you have recently had significant surgery, a spinal tap or epidural anesthesia.

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