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Who should not take clevidipine butyrate?

If a person has allergies to soybeans, soy products, eggs, or egg products they should not take clevidipine butyrate. In addition, patients with defective lipid metabolism, such as pathologic hyperlipemia, lipoid nephrosis, or acute pancreatitis, are advised to adjust their dosage of clevidipine butyrate, since this drug also contains lipids.

This drug is not recommended for people with severe aortic stenosis. This is a Category C drug, so pregnant women should use caution when considering it. Women who are breastfeeding should also beware that no studies have been done to determine if this drug is passed to a nursing child through breastfeeding.

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