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Who should not take Indocin IV?

Babies with certain types of infections, and those with bleeding problems, may not be able to have this drug administered. In addition, if kidney function is very poor, this drug may cause problems. In babies who also have congenital heart disease, doctors may decide against using this medication to fix the patent ductus arteriosus.

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