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Who should not take Acuvail?

Acuvail should not be used by people with allergies to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen. It also should not be instilled in the eye while wearing contact lenses. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not use Acuvail. People who have diabetes, arthritis, bleeding disorders or eye problems, such as glaucoma, cornea damage or excessive dryness, should make sure that the doctor prescribing Acuvail knows.

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