Armed Services Blood Program Medication List

NOTICE: The Department of Defense (DoD) assumes no risk for the use of this information by non-DoD personnel, blood programs, or individual medical institutions. The use of this information by DoD personnel is strictly for blood donor operations and must adhere to the current Service (Army, Navy, and Air Force) specific Standard Operating Procedures dealing with the screening of blood donors. Note: If a donor is taking antibiotics as prophylaxis, the donor is acceptable as long as they are feeling well and have no evidence of infection. Any deviations must adhere to the current Service (Army, Navy, and Air Force) specific and/or local Standard Operating Procedures dealing with the screening of blood donors and can only be made by the Medical Director with documented justifications.

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Medication 5-FU Alternate Name Fluorouracil, Carac, Efudex, Fluoroplex Acceptability Defer three weeks after treatment is completed and skin condition is resolved. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. A/T/S Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Abilify Abreva Apriprazole Docosanol Accept. Defer if for Kaposi's sarcoma, otherwise acceptable. Accept. Anti-psychotic Anti-herpetic agent Antibiotic Note Anti-neoplastic, desquamator

A.P.C.

Asprin, Phenacetin, Caffeine Tablets

Analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory

Acamprosate

Campral

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Accolate Accupril Accutane Isotretinoin, Sotret

Accept Accept for stable hypertension. Defer for one month after course of therapy completed.

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Medication ACE Inhibitors Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease. Acebutolol Accept if for hypertension. Beta-blocker, antihypertensive ACE inhibitor, antihypertensive, cardiovascular medication Analgesic, Anti-pyretic Note Anti-hypertensive, ACE inhibitor

Aceon

Perindopril erbumine

Accept.

Acetaminophen

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms.

Acetazolamide

Accept.

Anti-convulsant, diuretic and inhibitor of fluid secretion (glaucoma) Analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory

Aceticyl

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Acetohexamide

Accept

Oral hypoglycemic agent for diabetes Anti-psychotic

Acetophenazine

Accept if donor mentally and legally responsible. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Acetosalin

Analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory

Acetylcysteine

Defer until off medication and underlying condition resolved.

Mucolytic agent

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Medication Acetylsal Alternate Name Canton Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Achromycin Accept if taken for ophthalmic topical use, or for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Achrostatin Defer until 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Rabeprazole Accept if no evidence of bleeding. Accept Soriatane Permanent deferral (teratogenic). Accept. Evaluate underlying condition (See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director) Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Actidil Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Antihistamine Anti-fungal, Antibiotic Antibiotic Note Analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory

Aciphex

Prevention of stomach ulcer bleeding Acid Reflux Anti-psoriasis

Acithex Acitretin

Acon Acthar

Vitamin A Acthar Gel, Corticotropin

Vitamin ACTH

Acticin

Antihistamine, decongestant

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Medication Actifed Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Actigall Accept. Gall stone dissolution agent Tissue plasminogen activator Antitussive, expectorant Note Antihistamine

Activase

Defer until therapy discontinued. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu or for fever.

Actol

Actone

Accept.

Osteoporosis and Paget’s Disease Osteoporosis

Actonel

Risedronate

Accept for whole blood Defer for platelets

Actos Acular

Pioglitazone HCL

Accept. Accept. Defer 24 hours for platelet apheresis.

Anti-diabetic agent NSAID

Acyclovir Aczone Dapsone

Accept if no active lesions. Permanent deferral if for leprosy. Otherwise, refer to Medical Director.

Anti-viral for Herpes virus Antibiotic

Adalat

Accept if taken for esophageal achalasia, migraine or hypertension; otherwise, defer. Differin Accept

Anti-anginal, calcium channel blocker

Adapalene

Topical use for rosacea/acne Anti-depressant Attention deficit

Adapin Adderal

Accept. Accept.

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Medication Adeflor Drops Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Vitamin/Mineral supplement Amphetamine Approved for acne Bronchodilator

Adipex-8 Adoxa Adrenalin

Adipex-P Doxycycline

Accept. Accept. Accept if used intermittently. Defer if daily dose for maintenance.

Adult Analgesic Pain Reliever

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory

Advair

Accept if asymptomatic.

Anti-allergy, flonase nasal spray Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

Advil

Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Aerobid-M Aerosol Aerolate Theophylline, Unidur

Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Inhaled steroid Bronchodilator

Afrin

Decongestant

Afrinol

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Decongestant

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Medication Afrinol Repetabs Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Aggrenox Accept. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. ASA containing analgesic ; Reduce the risk of stroke in people who have had blood clots or a "ministroke" (also called a transient ischemic attack or TIA). Contians Asprin and Dipyridamole. Agoral Airet Dyphylline Accept Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Stool Softener Bronchodilator Note Decongestant

Akineton

Anti-cholinergicParkinson's Disease Bacitracin – Polymyxin B Ophthalmic Antibiotic

Ak-Poly-Bac Eye Ointment

Defer until treatment complete and donor feels well. Defer for 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept. Accept.

Albamycin

Albuterol

Bronchodilator

Alcopar

Anti-helminthic

Aldactazide Aldactone Aldara Cream

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Topical immune response modifier Anti-hypertensive Anti-hypertensive Anti-hypertensive

Aldochlor Aldomet Aldoril

Accept. Accept. Accept.

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Medication Alesse Alesse Alfuzosin Alternate Name Levonorgestrel Acceptability Accept Accept. Accept. Note Contraceptive Oral Contraceptive (BPH) Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Anti-hypertensive agent

Aliskiren

Tekturna

Defer until one week after completion of medication Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Alka-Seltzer Antacid and Pain Reliever

Analgesic, Anti-pyretic, antacid, ASA

Alka-Seltzer Plus Sinus Allergy or Cold Medicine

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory, ASA

Alkeran

Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions List) and requires Medical Director’s approval. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu or for fever.

Anti-neoplastic agent

Allegra

Antihistamine

Aller-Chlor Allerest

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine Antihistamine, decongestant

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Medication Allopurinol Alomide Eye Drops Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Note Xanthine oxidase inhibitor Opthalmic antiinflammatory Laxative Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Antibiotic

Alophen Alosetron Lotronex

Accept. Accept

Alpen

Alpen-N

Defer for 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Defer for 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept. Accept.

Alpen-N

Alpen

Antibiotic

Alpha Redisol Alpha/Beta Adrenergic blockers Alphadrol

Vitamin B12 Anti-hypertensive

Defer if for collagen-vascular disease. Defer 72 hours after course completed if oral or IM.

Oral corticosteroid

Alphagan/Alphagan P Eye Drops

Brimonidine tartate Ophthalmic Solution

Accept

Approved for wide-angle glaucoma or high blood pressure of the eye Vitamin A Narcotic analgesic Corticosteroid antiinflammatory

Alphalin Alphaprodine Alphatrex

Accept. Accept if not abuser. Defer 72 hours after use completed if IV, IM or PO; otherwise, accept. Accept.

Alprazolam

Benzodiazepine, antianxiety agent Treatment for erectile dysfunction

Alprostadil,

ProstinVR

Accept.

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Medication Alra Alternate Name Gelprin Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Alseroxylon Altace Accept. Accept if taken for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease. Alteplase Defer until therapy discontinued. Accept if taken for esophagitis or ulcer disease (pain-free). Defer if renal patient. Altex Aludrox Accept. Accept if taken for esophagitis or ulcer disease (pain-free). Defer if renal patient. Aluminum Nicotinate Alupent Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept Cholesterol lowering agent Bronchodilator Diuretic Antacid Tissue plasminogen activator Antacid Anti-hypertensive ACE Inhibitor, Antihypertensive Note ASA containing analgesic

Alternagel

Amantadine

Anti-viral prophylaxis, Anti-Parkinson's Oral hypoglycemic Anti-cholinesterase (myasthenia gravis) Antihistamine

Amaryl Ambenonium

Accept. Permanent deferral

Ambenyl

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

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Medication Ambien Ambihar Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Defer until 1 week after completion of therapy and free of fungal infection. Defer permanently if for Leishmaniasis. Ambodryl Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Amcill (Ampicillin) Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. If cancer patient, requires Medical Director’s approval; otherwise, Accept. Naratriptan HCL Accept if asymptomatic for 24 hours. Antibiotic Antihistamine Note Hypnotic, Sedative Anti-helminthic

Ambisome

Fungal infections

Amdinocillin

Antibiotic

Amen

Hormone, progestin

Amerge

Therapy for migraine headache. (5hydroxytryptamine receptor antagonist) Bronchodilator, hypnotic, sedative Corticosteroid

Amesec

Accept even if for daily maintenance use. Accept if topical, ophthalmic or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if oral or IM.

A-MethaPred

Amica

Aminocaproic Acid

Evaluate underlying condition (See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director) Evaluate underlying condition (see Medical Conditions List or refer to Medical Director) Anti-fibrinolytic agent

Amicar

Aminocaproic Acid

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Medication Amiloride Aminocapric Acid Amicar Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Evaluate underlying condition (See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director) Consult with Medical Director. Note Diuretic Anti-fibrinolytic agent

Aminodarone

Cordarone, Amiodarone HCl

Anti-arrhythmic for severe arrhythmia Anti-adrenal agent Bronchodilator

Aminoglutethemide Aminophylline

Permanent deferral Accept even if for daily maintenance use. Defer until course of medication completed and disease inactive. Cordarine Consult with Medical Director

Aminosalicylic Acid

Anti-tuberculosis medication

Amiodarone

Anti-arrhythmic for sever arrhthmia Tricyclic Anti-depressant Irritable Bowel Syndrome Tricyclic Anti-depressant Tricyclic Anti-depressant Approved for hypertension and decreasing cholesterol Severe acne, synthetic form of Vitamin A Hormone replacement Anti-malarial

Amitid Amitiza Amitril Amitriptyline Amlodipine Lubiprostone Amitriptyline, Elavil, Endep Elavil, Endep, Amitril

Accept. Accept Accept. Accept.

Norvasc, Caduet, Atorvastatin Accept

Amnesteem

Isotretinoin, Accutane

Defer for 1 month after receipt of last dose. Accept. Defer 1 year if in malaria area, otherwise, accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Amnestrogen Amodiaquine

Amodrine

Antihistamine

Amour Thyroid

Accept

Hormone. Herbal remedy marketed as an aid to thyroid health.

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Medication Amoxapine Amoxicillin Alternate Name Asendin Amoxil Acceptability Accept. Accept if taken for acne. Defer until 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Amoxil Amoxicillin Accept if taken for acne. Defer until 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Amphadase Underlining condition needs to be evaluated (see Medical Conditions List) and would be the reason for any deferral. Accept. Accept if ulcer disease painfree. Defer if renal failure patient. Ampicillin Accept if taken for acne Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Amyl Nitrite Amp Inhalant Accept if - Not used in the last 6 months for angina. - Used to counteract cyanide poisoning and has recovered. - Used recreationally. Question about other medication use. Accept. Relief for angina pectoris Treatment of acute cyanide poisoning Illicit recreational use Antibiotic Hyaluronidase, injectible; non-BSE country bovine source Antibiotic Note Tricyclic Anti-depressant Antibiotic

Amphetamine Amphojel

Stimulant Antacid

Amytal

Sedative to relieve anxiety and tension

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Medication Anabar Alternate Name Bayer PM Extra Strength Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Anacin Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Anadrol-50 Accept unless used for Rx of aplastic anemia. Requires Medical Director’s approval if Rx for cancer. Anafranil Analval Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Ananase Accept. Anti-inflammatory, reduces edema, eases pain, speeds healing Non-steroidal antiinflammatory Anti-obsession medication ASA containing analgesic Anabolic steroid ASA containing analgesic Note Analgesic and antihistamine

Anaprox

Accept if for RBC donation. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Anaspaz

Hyoscyamine

Accept if ulcer disease and pain free.

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Medication Anastrazole Alternate Name Arimidex Acceptability Refer to Medical Director regarding underlying disease. Note Aromatase inhibitor, used in treatment of breast cancer Anabolic steroid Anti-fungal

Anavar Ancobon

Accept. Accept if taken for infections of skin or nail beds. Defer for 1 week after course completed and condition resolved if for systemic (generalized) infection.

Andec

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine, decongestant

Androderm

Testosterone transdermal patch

Accept.

Treat symptoms of low testosterone in men who do not produce enough natural testosterone. Anabolic steroid ASA containing analgesic

Android Anexsia

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Angeliq Anginar

Estradiol, Drospirenone

Accept. Defer until off medication and free of symptoms. Accept. Accept if not abuser. Defer 2 weeks after last injection.

Hormone Anti-anginal

Anhydron Anilerdine Animal Serum Products

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Narcotic analgesic

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Medication Anisindione Alternate Name Acceptability Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Accept if ulcer disease is painfree. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Ansaid Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. Anspor Defer until 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 1 week after off medication. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Evaluate medical condition. Accept if off antibiotic greater than 72 hours and condition resolved. Antiminth Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if ulcer disease is painfree. Accept. Accept. Accept. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Anti-helminthic Antibiotic Non-steroidal antiinflammatory Note Anticoagulant

Anisotropine

Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic ASA containing analgesic

Anodynos

Antabuse

Indication-alcoholism

Antepar

Anti-helminthic

Antibiotic (general)

Anti-bacterial

Antispas

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Antivert Antuitrin S Anturane Revised Date 14-Mar-12

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Medication Anusol Apap Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Aplodan Accept. Exercise/workout supplement Tranquilizer Amphetamine, stimulant Anti-hypertensive Anti-hypertensive Anti-psychotic Bronchodilator Note Indication hemorrhoids Anti-pyretic, antiinflammatory

A-Poxide Appetabs Apresazide Apresoline Apriprazole Aqualine Abilify

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Evaluate underlying condition (see "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer 1 year, if in malaria zone. Otherwise, Accept. Leflunomide Permanent deferral.

AquaMephyton

Vitamin K

Aquamox Aquasol A Aquasol E Aquatag Aquatensen Aralen

Diuretic Vitamin A Vitamin E Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-malarial

Arava

Used to treat active rheumatoid arthritis. Ganglionic blocking agent (potent hypotensive)

Arfonad

Defer 72 hours.

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Medication Aricept Alternate Name Donepezil HCl Acceptability Accept If for Alzheimer's or Dementia, evaluate donor to ensure competence and ability to tolerate procedure. Arimidex Anastrazole, Arimidez Refer to Medical Director regarding underlying disease. Note Cholinesterase Inhibitor, used to treat mild to moderate dementia of Alzheimer’s type.

Aromatase inhibitor, used in treatment of breast cancer Aromatase inhibitor, used in treatment of breast cancer Steroid

Arimidez

Anastrazole, Arimidex

Refer to Medical Director regarding underlying disease.

Aristocort

Defer 72 hours if oral or IM. Otherwise, Accept. Defer 72 hours if oral or IM. Otherwise, Accept. Accept Watch for orthostatic pressure changes.

Aristospan

Steroid

Arlidin

Vasorelaxant, vasodilator

Armour Thyroid

Accept.

Hypothyroidism Thyroid hormone, porcine Anti-Parkinson’s ASA containing analgesic

Artane Arthritis Pain Formula

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Arthritis Strength BC Powder

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

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Medication Arthritis Strength Bufferin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. . Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Arthropan liquid Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Arthrotic Accept. Combination of Voltarin and Cytotec, both approved, follow individual guidelines ASA containing analgesic Analgesic, Anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory, ASA Note ASA containing analgesic

ASA Enseals

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA Suppositories

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

Asacol

Accept if inflammatory bowel disease is under control. Defer if for Crohn's Disease.

Anti-inflammatory enema

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Medication Asbron Alternate Name Acceptability Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if arthritis is inactive. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Asendin Accept. Anti-depressant, tranquilizer Bronchodilator Note Bronchodilator

Ascriptin

Analgesic, antiinflammatory anti-pyretic, ASA

Asmolin

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Aspergum

ASA containing analgesic

Aspermin

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

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Medication Aspirin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Aspirjen Jr Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Aspirmax Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Aspir-Max Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic Note Analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory

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Medication Aspirtab Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Astelin Optivar, Azelastine Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Astemizole Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. . Asthmanex Atabrine Mometasone furoate inhaler Accept Defer 1 year if in malaria zone. Otherwise, Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Atazanavir Reyataz Permanent Deferral Used to control HIV infection Anti-hypertensive, beta blocker Anticoagulant Prevent asthma attacks Anti-malarial Antihistamine Anti-histamine Note ASA containing analgesic

Atacand Atarax

Anti-hypertensive Sedative, antihistamine

Atenolol

Accept.

Athrombin-K

Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Accept.

Ativan

Tranquilizer

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Medication Atomoxetine Alternate Name Strattera Acceptability Accept if donor does not manifest dizziness as side effect. Accept for treatment of high blood pressure or high cholesterol. Requires Medical Director approval if used for angina or chest pain Atrocholin Accept if ulcer disease is pain free. Accept. Accept if ulcer disease is pain free. Accept. Accept if ulcer disease is pain free. Accept if asymptomatic. Defer for 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if for acne. Defer for 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Aurothioglucose Accept if disease not active at this time. Irbesartanhydrochlorothiazide Avandia, Rosiglitazone Accept. Anti-rheumatic, antiinflammatory Anti-hypertensive Anti-cholinergic Antispasmodic Cholesterol lowering agent Anti-cholinergic Antispasmodic Cycloplegia and mydriasis Anti-cholinergic Antispasmodic Anti-cholinergic Antibiotic Note Antidepressant Treatment of ADHD

Atorvastatin

Caduet (combines Lipitor, Norvasc, Amlodipine Besylate)

Approved for hypertension and decreasing cholesterol

Atromid S Atropine

Atropine Eye Drops Atropisol

Atrovent Augmentin

Aureomycin

Antibiotic

Avalide

Avandamet

Accept if diabetes controlled and asymptomatic Accept if diabetes controlled and asymptomatic. Accept.

Anti-diabetic

Avandia

Rosiglitazone, Avandamet

Anti-diabetic

Avapro

Anti-hypertensive, angiotensin II receptor antagonist

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Medication Avar Green Gel, Avar-e Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if lesions are not in area of venipuncture. Note A sulfonamide used in topical treatment of various skin condiditons Antibiotic, antiseptic Cream/suppository Antibiotic

AVC

Dienestrol

Accept.

Avelox

Moxifloxacin

Accept 72 hours after last dose, if asymptomatic Accept. Accept

Aventyl Aviane

Anti-depressant Approved for birth control/oral contraceptive Topical treatment of acne vulgaris Anti-leprosy agent Used for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with enlarged prostate Potential fetal anomaly to male fetus

Avita Cream, Gel

Accept.

Avlosulfan Avodart Dutasteride, Dutas, Duprost, Dutagen, Durize, Jalyn, Veltride

Permanent deferral Defer for 6 months after last dose of medication.

Axid Axotal

Accept if ulcer disease inactive. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Anti-ulcer agent ASA + Butalbital

Aygestin Azatadine

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Progestin agent Antihistamine

Azathioprine

Permanent deferral

Immunomodulator

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Medication Azdone Tablets Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Azelastine Astelin, Optivar Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Azene Azithromycin Accept. Accept if taken for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed. Azlin Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Vancenase Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept if no infection in the antecubital area. Antibiotic Anti-anxiety agent Antibiotic Anti-histamine, Nasal and Ophthalmic Note ASA containing analgesic

Azlocillin

Antibiotic

Azmacort

Anti-inflammatory, steroid

Azo-Gantanol

Antibiotic, analgesic

Azo-Gantrisin

Antibiotic

Azolid Azo-Mandelamine

Anti-inflammatory Antibiotic

Azor

Topical Skin Cream

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Medication Azo-Standard Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Permanent deferral Permanent deferral. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Bacampicillin Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept. Accept if symptom free. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms. Bacit Polymyxin Eye Ointment Defer until treatment complete and donor feels well. For conjunctivitis, corneal ulcer, superficial ocular infections Antibiotic Antibiotic Note Antibiotic, analgesic

Azotrex

Antibiotic, analgesic

Azulfidine B663 BA-C Tablets

Immune modulator Anti-leprosy medication ASA containing analgesic

Bacarate Bacid

Anorexic Anti-diarrheal

Bacitracin Ointment

Defer if treating bacterial eye infection or open skin ulcer until treatment complete and donor feels well.

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Medication Back-Quell Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Baclofen Bactocill Oxacillin Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept for acne use. Bactroban cream/ointment Bactroban Nasal Mupirocin Accept. Consult with Medical Director. Topical antibiotic May be used for eradication of methicillin resistant staph aureus colonization Vitamin/mineral Sedative/hypnotic Anti-spasmodic Sedative, anti-convulsant Muscle relaxant Antibiotic Note ASA containing analgesic

Bactrim

Antibiotic

Baltron Bamo-400 Banthine Barbiturates

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept evaluate underlying condition (see "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director). Accept if ulcer disease pain free. Defer if renal patient.

Basaljel

Antacid

Baycol

Cerivastatin

Accept.

Anti-lipemic

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Medication Bayer 8-hour Timed Release Aspirin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Bayer Aspirin Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Bayer Children's Aspirin Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Bayer Plus Aspirin Tablets Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic Note ASA containing analgesic

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Medication Bayer PM Extra Strength Alternate Name Anabar Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Bayrab Defer 12 months. Rabies Immune Globulin, Human ASA containing analgesic Note Analgesic and antihistamine

BC Cold Powder MultiSymptom Formula

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

BC Cold Powder NonDrowsy Formula

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

BC Powder

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

Beclomet

Beclomethasone

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Anti-inflammatory, steroid

Beclomethasone

Beclomet, Beclovent, Beconase Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Anti-inflammatory, steroid

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Medication Beclovent Alternate Name Beclomethasone Acceptability Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain- free. Note Anti-inflammatory, steroid

Beconase

Beclomethasone

Anti-inflammatory, steroid

Belap

Anti-cholinergic Antispasmodic, hypnotic/sedative Anti-cholinergic Antispasmodic, hypnotic/sedative Anti-spasmodic

Belladenal

Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain- free.

Belladonna

Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain- free. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain- free.

Bellafoline

Anti-cholinergic Antispasmodic, hypnotic/sedative Anti-spasmodic vasoconstrictor Anti-spasmodic vasoconstrictor Uricosuric agent Antihistamine

Bellamine-S

Accept.

Bellergal

Accept.

Benacen Benadryl

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Benazepril-Hctz Bendectin Bendopa Bendro-Flumethiazide Benemid Benicar/Benicar HCT Olmesartan Medoxomil/Hydrochlorothia zide (HCT)

Accept. Accept if symptom free. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept.

Anti-hypertensive Anti-emetic, anti-nausea Anti-Parkinson’s Anti-hypertensive Anti-inflammatory Hypertension

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Medication Bentyl Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if symptom free. Note Anti-spasmodic indicated for irritable bowel syndrome Antitussive

Bentyl Cough Syrup

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Benylin

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antitussive

Benzaclin

Benzoyl Peroxide and Clindamycin Topical

Accept if for acne Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week if IM or IV.

Combination medication containing clindamycin used as topical treatment for acne.

Benzamycin

BenzoylPeroxide/Clindamycin`

Accept if for acne Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week if IM or IV.

Used as topical treatment for acne.

Benzedrex Benzedrine Benzonatate Benzoyl-Peroxide

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for acne Defer 72 hours after course completed or donor feels well. Defer 1 week if IM or IV.

B2 Stimulator Amphetamine Anorexiant Used as a topical treatment for acne.

BenzoylPeroxide/Clindamycin

Benzamycin

Accept if taken for acne Defer 72 hours after course completed or donor feels well. Defer 1 week if IM or IV.

Used in treatment for acne.

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Medication Benzquinamide Benzthiazide Benztropine Mesylate Cogentin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if symptom free. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer if for Anti-Parkinson's Benzyl Benzoate Bephenium Hydroxynapthoate Accept. Defer 1 week after treatment completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept. Accept if for hypertension, migraine headaches. Defer if anti-anginal for angina or arrhythmias. Consult the Medical Director if for Mitral Valve Prolapse Beta Carotene Beta-Chlor Betalin S Betaliniz Crystalline Betaloc Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if for hypertension. Mineral supplement Hypnotic/sedative Vitamin Vitamin Anti-hypertensive beta blocker Corticosteroid Antiinflammatory Topical pediculicide Anti-helminthic Note Anti-emetic Anti-hypertensive Anti-cholinergic, antihistamine

Beramax Beta Adrenergic stimulants Beta Blockers

Diuretic Anti-hypertensive Anti-arrhythmic, antihypertensive

Betamethasone

Defer 72 hours after use completed if IV, IM or PO, otherwise, Accept.

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Medication Betapace Alternate Name Sotalol HCl Acceptability Defer if taken for ventricular arrhythmia. Evaluate underlying condition (See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director). Betapar Meprednisone Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM; otherwise Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed of medication and donor feels well; if IM or IV, defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after use completed if IV, IM or PO; otherwise, Accept. Accept. Accept. Corticosteroid Antiinflammatory Antibiotic Note Beta Blocker

Betapen-VK

Betatrex

Corticosteroid Antiinflammatory

Betaxolol Bethanecol

Anti-glaucoma agent Cholinomimetic (urinary incontinence) Eye Drops Anti-glaucoma agent Vitamin COX-2 Inhibitor This drug was withdrawn from the U.S market in 2005. Cholesterol lowering agent. Antibiotic

Betimol Betopic Bewon Bextra Valdecoxib

Accept Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for osteoarthritis. Defer for rheumatoid arthritis.

Bezafibrate

Accept.

Biaxin

Accept after complete and off Rx. 72 hours. Defer 2 weeks after IM injection. If used for sexually transmitted disease, refer to Medical Conditions list.

Bicillin

Antibiotic

Bicitra Biest

Permanent deferral Accept.

Electrolyte replacement Hormone replacement

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Medication Bilron Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Vitamin/mineral/bile salt replacement Vitamin supplement Antibiotic

Bio-Anabolic Biocef

Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever..

Biohist LA

Antihistamine, decongestant

Biopar Forte Bioperine DHEA, Dehydroepiandrosterone

Accept. Accept

Vitamin Antioxidant activity, flavoniod effects Anorexiant, stimulant Anti-cholinergic, antiParkinson’s Laxative Laxative Beta-blocker, antihypertensive

Biphetamine Biporiden

Accept. Accept.

Bisacodyl Biscolax Bisken

Accept. Accept. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for arrhythmia.

Bismuth Subsalicylate Bismuth, Pectin and paregoric Black Cohosh

Accept if symptom free. Accept if symptom free. Accept

Anti-diarrheal Anti-diarrheal Over the counter formulation. Hormonal modulator Anti-neoplastic medication

Blenoxane

Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. Defer until treatment complete and donor feels well.

Blephamide Eye Drops

Anti-inflammatory, antibiotic combination

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Medication Blocadren Alternate Name Acceptability Accept for hypertension; otherwise, no. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Boniva Bontril Botulinum Toxin Breonesin Ibandronate Accept. Accept. Defer 1 week . Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Brethine Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Bricanyl Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Ticagrelor Alphagan/Alphagan P Eye Drops Accept Approved for wide-angle glaucoma or high blood pressure of the eye. Antibiotic Bronchodilator Bronchodilator For osteoporosis Anorexiant Biological Expectorant Note Anti-hypertensive, betablocker Antihistamine

Bonine

Brevicon Brexin

Oral Contraceptive Antihistamine/decongesta nt

Brilinta Brimonidine tartate Ophthalmic Solution

Bristacycline

Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

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Medication Bristamycin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Bromfed Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Bromocriptine Bromo-diphenhydramine Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever Bromophen T.D. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Brompheniramine Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Brondecon Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Bronkodyl Bronkodyl S-R, Brokolixie, Bronkotabs Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Bronchodilator Antihistamine Antihistamine Antihistamine Anti-Parkinson’s Antihistamine Decongestant, antihistamine Note Antibiotic

Bucladin-S

Antihistamine

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Medication Buclizine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Budesonide Rhinocort Aqua Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Buffasal Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Bufferin, (All Forms) Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-pyretic, ASA ASA containing analgesic Anti-inflammatory, steroid (anti-rhinitis) ASA containing analgesic Note Antihistamine

Buffaprin

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Medication Buffets II Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Buffex Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Buffinol Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Bumetanide Bumex Accept if for hypertension and underlying condition is not cause for deferral. Accept if for hypertension and underlying condition is not cause for deferral.. Accept. Accept. Accept. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Anti-hypertensive, diuretic ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic Note ASA containing analgesic

Bumex

Bumetanide

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic

Bupropion Buspar Buspirone Busulfan

Anti-depressant Anti-anxiety agent Anti-anxiety agent Anti-neoplastic

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Medication Butabarbital Butal Compound Butalbital Compound, Fiorinal, Fiortal Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Butalbital Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Butaperazine Accept if legally and mentally responsible. Accept if arthritis inactive. Anti-psychotic Analgesic Note Hypnotic/sedative ASA containing analgesic

Butazolidin

Anti-inflammatory, antipyretic Sedative/Anti-spasmodic ASA containing analgesic

Butibel Butinal

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Butiserpine

Butiserpazide

Accept.

Anti-hypertensive with sedative effect Mild sedative Anti-hypertensive Narcotic, analgesic Injectable antidiabetic agent Dopamine receptor agonist

Butisol Butizide Butorphanol Byetta Exenatide

Accept. Accept. Accept if not abuser. Accept.

Cabergoline

Accept.

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Medication Caduet Alternate Name Amlodipine Besylate/Atorvastatin Calcium Acceptability Accept Note Approved for hypertension and decreasing cholesterol Vasoconstrictor for migraine headache Stimulant Vasodilator, CA Channel blocker

Cafergot

Accept if for migraine headaches. Accept. Accept if for migraine, hypertension. Defer if for angina, arrhythmias.

Caffeine Calan

Calcarb W/ Vitamin D

Accept.

Calcium supplement with vitamin D Antitussive, expectorant

Calcidrine

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Calciferol

Defer if renal patient. Accept otherwise. Defer 1 month until no longer require medication. Evaluate underlying condition. Dovonex Accept if lesions are not in area of venipuncture and otherwise without symptoms. Accept if venipuncture site is uninvolved and otherwise without symptoms. Defer if renal patient. Accept otherwise. Defer if renal patient. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free.

Vitamin D

Calciparine

Heparin anti-coagulant

Calcipotriene

Anti-psoriatic

Calcipotriene Ointment

Dovonex

For psoriasis. Vitamin D analogue.

Calcitriol

Vitamin D

Calcium Carbonate

Mineral, antacid

Calcium Channel Blockers

.Determine the type of block and consult Medical Director

Anti-anginal, antiarrhythmic, Antihypertensive, Blood Pressure

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Medication Calcium Calcium Gluceptate, Calcium Gluconate, Calcium Lactate Calderol Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Mineral supplement

Defer if renal patient. Accept otherwise. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Vitamin D

Calmol 4 Suppository Calurin

Topical hemorrhoidal Analgesic, antipyretic,anti-inflammatory

Calusterone

Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Anti-neoplastic

Cama Arthritis Pain Reliever

ASA containing analgesic

Cama Inlay Tab

Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Anti-inflammatory, ASA

Camalox

Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain- free. Defer for 1 yr. if in malarial zone. Otherwise, Accept.

Antacid

Camoquin

Anti-malarial

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Medication Campral Alternate Name Acamprosate Acceptability Accept. Note For maintaining abstinence from alcohol. Anti-fungal-topical

Candeptin

Accept if for infections of nail beds or skin. Accept. Accept if for infections of nail beds or skin. Accept if for infections of nail beds or skin. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Acetylsal Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Candesartan Cilexetil Candex

Anti-hypertensive Anti-fungal-topical

Candicidin

Anti-fungal-topical

Cantil

Anti-spasmodic, anticholinergic Analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory

Canton

Capastat

Defer until treatment completed and disease inactive. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Anti-tuberculosis

Capathyn, Cap.

ASA containing analgesic

Capoten

Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease.

Anti-hypertensive, ACE inhibitor

Capozide

Accept if for hypertension.

Combination Antihypertensive Anti-tuberculosis

Capreomycin

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Medication Captopril Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease. Captron Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Carac Fluorouracil (5-FU) Cream Defer three weeks after treatment is completed and skin condition is resolved. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Carbamazepine Carbarsone Accept. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Carbenicillin Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Antibiotic Anti-convulsant, analgesic Amebicide Cream used to treat actinic keratosis ASA containing analgesic Note Anti-hypertensive, ACE inhibitor

Carafate

Anti-ulcer

Caramiphen Edisylate

Antitussive

Carbec D Syrup

Antihistamine, decongestant

Carbenoxolone

Anti-ulcer

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Medication Carbic Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Carbidopa Levodopa, Entacapone, Stalevo Permanent Deferral Used for treatment of Parkison's Antihistamine Note Antihistamine, decongestant

Carbinoxamine

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Carbodec

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine, decongestant

Carboxymethyl-cellulose Cardene Nicardipine

Accept. Defer if for angina Accept if for hypertension. Watch for orthostatic pressure changes.

Laxative Anti-anginal, antihypertensive

Cardilate

Permanent deferral if for angina. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Vasodilator

Cardioprin

ASA containing analgesic

Cardioquin

Defer if for heart disease or arrhythmia until off medication and stable. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for angina.

Anti-arrhythmic

Cardizem

Anti-anginal, antihypertensive

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Medication Cardrase Cardura/Cardura XL Doxazosin (mesylate) Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept if for treatment of hypertension. Accept if for treatment of enlarged prostate. Carisoprodol Accept. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets . Carnitor Caroid and Bile Salts with Phenolphthalein Carphenazine Accept. Accept. Carnitine replacement Laxative Muscle relaxant, sedative Note Diuretic, anti-glaucoma Alpha-blocker, potent Anti-hypertensive

Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for angina. Contains aspirin – follow aspirin protocol for platelet donation . Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Anti-psychotic

Cartia

Anti-hypertensive, antianginal – enteric coated 100 mg oral aspirin formulation

Cartrol

Accept.

Anti-hypertensive, Beta blocker Laxative Used for the treatment of metastatic carcinoma of the prostate Laxative Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

Cascara Sagrada Casodex

Accept. Permanent deferral

Castor Oil Cataflam

Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours if for plateletpheresis.

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Medication Catapres Caverject Alprostadil; ProstinVR Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Note Anti-hypertensive Treatment for erectile dysfunction Antibiotic

Ceclor

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Permanent deferral Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Ceftizoxime Defer 1 week. Defer 1 week Cefotetan Cefzil Defer 1 week Defer for 72 hours after completion of therapy. Defer 1 week. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12

Cecon Cedilanid CeeNu

Vitamin Digitalis preparation Anti-neoplastic

Cefaclor

Antibiotic

Cefadroxil

Antibiotic

Cefaperazone Cefixime

Antibiotic Antibiotic

Cefizox Cefobid Cefotan Cefprozil

Antibiotic Antibiotic Antibiotic Used to treat sinusitis

Ceftazimide Ceftriaxone

Antibiotic Antibiotic

Cefuroxime

Antibiotic

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Medication Cefzil Alternate Name Cefprozil Acceptability Defer for 72 hours after completion of therapy Accept. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelet. Celecoxib Celebrex Accept Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Celestone Defer 72 hours for oral and IM use. Otherwise, Accept. Citalopram hydrobromide Accept. Accept. Note Used to treat sinusitis

Celebrex

Celecoxib

COX-2 inhibitor; no deferral for platelet donation

COX-2 inhibitor; no deferral for platelet donation.

Steroid

Celexa Cenestin

Anti-depressant Synthetic conjugated estrogens Vitamin Anti-anxiety Vitamins and minerals Sore throat lozenge or gargle Antibiotic

Cenolate Centrax Centrum Cepacol

Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer until symptom free and off antibiotics at least 72 hours. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Permanent deferral

Cephalexin

Cephaloglycin

Antibiotic

Cephradine

Antibiotic

Cephulac

Laxative used in hepatic encephalopathy. Antibiotic

Ceptaz

Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well.

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Medication Cerespan Alternate Name Acceptability Accept evaluate underlying condition. Note Muscle relaxant, used for vascular and visceral spasm Anti-lipemic Anti-lipemic Antihistamine

Cerivastatin Cerivastatin Cetirizine

Baycol Baycol Zyrtec

Accept. Accept. Accept, if taken for allergies. If taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever, defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved.

Cevalin Cevi-Bid Ce-vi-Sol Chantix Chardonna-2 Varenicline

Accept Accept. Accept. Accept Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free.

Vitamin Vitamin Vitamin Smoking cessation agent Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic-Hypnotic, sedative Hematinic Antihistamine, decongestant

Chel-Iron Chemdec

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Chendiol Chenodeoxycholic Acid Cheracol

Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Bile acid Bile acid Antitussive, decongestant, antihistamine

Cherratussin

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Expectorant

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Medication Childrens Bayer Chewable Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Chloral Betaine Chloral Hydrate Chlorambucil Accept. Accept. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept. Accept. Accept if skin wound is well healed and is acceptable based on condition or surgery. Hypnotic/sedative Hypnotic/sedative Anti-neoplastic Note ASA containing analgesic

Chloramphenicol

Antibiotic

Chlordiazachel Chlordiazepoxide Chlorhexidine Rinse

Tranquilizer Tranquilizer Surgical and skin scrub. Use to reduce prevalence of nosocomial pneumonia in patients undergoing heart surgery and oral surgical procedures Antibiotic

Chloromycetin

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept if asymptomatic for 24 hours. Defer 1 year if in malaria zone. Otherwise, Accept. Defer 1 year if in malaria zone. Otherwise, Accept. Accept.

Chloro-phen

Antihistamine

Chloroquine

Anti-malarial

Chloroquine and Primaquine

Anti-malarial

Chlorothiazide

Diuretic, Anti-hypertensive

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Medication Chlorotrianisene Alternate Name Acceptability If Rx for cancer, requires Medical Director’s approval; otherwise, Accept. Accept. Note Anti-neoplastic, estrogen

Chloroxazone

Muscle relaxant, hypnotic/sedative Muscle relaxant, hypnotic/sedative Antihistamine

Chlorphenesin Carbamate

Accept.

Chlorpheniramine

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Chlorphenoxamine Chlorphentermine Chlorpromazine

Accept. Accept. Accept if legally and mentally responsible. Accept. Taractan Refer to Medical Director

Anti-Parkinson’s Anorexiant Anti-psychotic

Chlorpropamide Chlorprothixene

Oral hypoglycemic Potent tranquilizer, Antipsychotic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Antihistamine

Chlorthalidone Chlor-Trimeton

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Chocks Cholan HMB, Cholan-DH

Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free.

Vitamins Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic, hypnotic/sedative, bile salt Bronchodilator

Choledyl

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept.

Cho-less Cholest-Off

Hypocholesterolemic Cholesterol lowering agent. Herbal, over-thecounter supplement

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Medication Cholestyramine Cholinate Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept if nutritional supplement. Defer permanently if tardive dyskinesia or chorea dementia. Choline Accept if nutritional supplement. Defer permanently if tardive dyskinesia or chorea dementia. Choline Magnesium Choline Salicylate Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept if collagen-vascular disease, otherwise defer. Accept. Cholesterol lowering agent. Treatment of Osteoarthritis Vitamin, mineral, hematinic Laxative used in hepatic encephalopathy Erectile Dysfunction Onychomycosis Anti-inflammatory Lipotropic agent Note Cholesterol lowering agent Lipotropic agent

Choloxin

Chondroitin (Sulfate) Chromagen Capsules

Accept. Accept.

Chronulac

Permanent deferral

Cialis Ciclopirox, topical solution, 8% Cilazapril Ciloxan Eye Drops, Ointment

Tadalafil

Accept. Accept.

Accept if for hypertension. Ciprofloxacin Eye Drops, Ointment Accept if infection resolved. Defer until treatment complete and feels well. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Permanent deferral if for heart disease or arrhythmias. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12

Anti-hypertensive Bacterial conjunctivitis.

Cimbalta Cimetidine

Duloxetine

Anti-depressant Histamine-2 antagonist

Cinobac, Cinoxacin

Antibiotic

Cin-Quin

Anti-arrhythmic

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Medication Cipro Alternate Name Ciprofloxacin Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if infection resolved. Defer until treatment complete and donor feels well. Accept. Accept. Isotretinoin, Accutane Defer for 1 month after receipt of last dose. Note Anti-infective

Ciprofloxacin Eye Drops, Ointment

Ciloxan Eye Drops, Ointment

Bacterial conjunctivitis

Citalopram Citrolith Claravis

Celexa TMN

Anti-depressive Phosphate urinary acidifier Medication for severe acne. Synthetic form of Vitamin A. Antihistamine

Clarinex

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Claritin

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine

Clemastine

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine

Cleocin

Clindamycin

Accept if taken for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed or donor feels well. Defer 1 week if IM or IV.

Antibiotic

Clidinium/Cdp Climara Patch

Accept Accept

Anti-cholinergic Estrogen replacement

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Medication Clindamycin Alternate Name Cleocin Acceptability Accept if taken for acne Defer 72 hours after course completed or donor feels well. Defer 1 week if IM or IV. Clindamycin Solution Clindex Accept. Accept. Topical antibiotic Combination of chlordiazepoxide and clinidium for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome Non-steroidal antiinflammatory Note Antibiotic

Clinoril

Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Clistin

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine

Clobetasol Clobetasol Propionate Clobex Lotion

Cormax Temovate Clobetasol Propionate

Accept Accept. Accept, if affected area is not in antecubital area. Accept. Accept. Permanent deferral Accept.

Topical corticosteroid. Topical steroid Psoriasis treatment

Clocortolone Cloderm Clofaximine Clofibrate

Topical corticosteroid Topical corticosteroid Anti-leprosy Cholesterol lowering agent. Fertility medication Fertility medication Anti-obsessional Anti-convulsant Anti-hypertensive

Clomid Clomiphene Clomipramine HCl Clonazepam Clonidine

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept.

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Medication Clonopin Clopidogrel Plavix Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Consult Medical Director AABB Standards: Defer 14 days after last dose Clorazepate Clorevan Clotermine Clotrim Vaginal Cream Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept Note Anti-convulsant Used to prevent strokes and heart attacks for patients at risk.

Tranquilizer Anti-Parkinson’s Anorexiant Treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis Topical Anti-fungal

Clotrimazole

Accept if for infections of skin or nail beds. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Clozaril Clozapine, Accept. Accept. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 12 months for intranasal use; Defer permanently if injected. Use in a medical procedure as a local anesthetic is acceptable.

Cloxacillin

Antibiotic

Cloxapen

Antibiotic

Clozapine (Clozaril) Clozaril Coactin

Anti-psychotic Anti-psychotic Antibiotic

Cocaine

Anesthetic

Codeine

Accept unless abuser.

Narcotic, analgesic, antitussive Narcotic, antitussive

Codeine polistirex

Accept unless abuser.

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Medication Codone Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Cogentin Benztropine Mesylate Accept is taken for allergies. Defer 72 hours after syjmptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer if for Anti-Parkinson's Cognex Tacrine Acceptable, evaluate donor to ensure competence and ability to tolerate procedure. Cholinesterase Inhibitor, used to treat mild to moderate dementia of Alzheimer’s type. Laxative Treatment of ulcerative colitis Uricosuric agent Anti-inflammatory-gout Antihistamine, decongestant Anti-Parkinson, Anticholinergic, antihistamine Note Antitussive

Colace Colazal

Accept. Defer

Colbenemid Colchicine Coldec-TR

Accept if gout attack not acute. Accept if gout attack not acute. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Colestid Colestipol Cologel Colonin Colrex Compound

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if symptom free. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Cholesterol lowering agent Cholesterol lowering agent Laxative Anti-diarrheal Antitussive, decongestant, analgesic

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Medication Combid Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Anti-emetic, Antispasmodic Anti-hypertensive Combination bronchodilator Decongestant, antihistamine

Combipress Combivent Ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate

Accept. Refer to Medical Director.

Comhist LA

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Compazine

Accept if legally and mentally responsible. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well, defer 1 week if IV or IM. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Anti-emetic, Antipsychotic Antibiotic

Compocillin VK

Conar-A

Antitussive, decongestant

Concerta

Methylphenidate, Metadate

Accept.

CNS Stimulant, attention deficit disorder Treatment of genital warts Approved for menopausal signs/symptoms Decongestant, anticholinergic

Condylox Topical Solution Conjugated Estrogens (Synthetic B) Tablets Contac

Accept. Accept.

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Contrast Dye

Defer for 8 weeks after injections/procedure

Used in radiological studies

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Medication Cope Alternate Name Mentholatum Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Co-Pyronil Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Cordarone Aminodarone, Amiodarone HCl Consult with Medical Director Anti-arrhythmic for sever arrhthmia Topical Corticosteroid Beta-blocker - see donor reaction precaution note Antihistamine Note ASA containing analgesic

Cordran Coreg

Accept. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for congestive heart failure.

Corgard

Defer if for angina or arrhythmia (defer while on medication); otherwise consult Medical Director Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Anti-anginal, antiarrhythmic

Coricidin

Decongestant

Cormax Corrective Mixture

Clobetasol

Accept Accept if symptom free for 3 days.

Tropical corticosteroid Anti-diarrheal

Corticotropin

Acthar/Acthar Gel

Evaluate unlying condition (See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director)

ACTH

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Medication Cortisol Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours if P.O., IM or IV use. Accept if used as topical and intra-articular Defer 72 hours if P.O., IM or IV use. Accept if used as topical and intra-articular Accept. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for angina or arrhythmia. Cosopt Timolol/Dorzolamide Ophthalmic Accept. Eye drops to treat increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma). Enzyme replacement Decongestant, antihistamine Note Steroid

Cortisone Acetate

Steroid

Cortisporin Corzide

Topical antibiotic Combination Corgard and Naturetim

Cotazym CoTylenol

Pancrelipase

Refer to Medical Director Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Coumadin

Warfarin

Consult with Medical Director AABB Standards: Defer 7 days after last dose for plasma products

Anticoagulant

Covera HS (verapamil hydrochloride).

Verapamil

Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for angina or arrhythmia.

Anti-hypertensive, calcium channel blocker

Cozaar Creatine

Accept. Accept.

Anti-hypertensive Muscle Building Supplement Pancreatic enzyme concentrate Expectorant

Creon

Accept.

Creoterp

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

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Medication Crestor Cromolyn Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week if IV or IM. Permanent deferral Penicillamine, Depen Permanent Deferral Note Cholesterol lowering agent Anti-asthmatic

Crysticillin AS

Antibiotic

Crystodigin Cuprimine

Digitalis agent PenicillamineTeratogenic. Indicated for Wilson’s disease and severe Rheumatoid arthritis Hormone

Curretab

If Rx for cancer, requires Medical Director’s approval; otherwise Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer if cerebrovascular disease. Accept if peripheral vascular disease.

Cyanocobalamin Cyantin

Vitamin B12 Antibiotic

Cyclacillin

Antibiotic

Cyclamycin

Antibiotic

Cyclandelate

Vasodilator - see donor reaction precaution note

Cyclapen

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept Accept if not abuser.

Antibiotic

Cyclapril Cyclazocine

Supplement Narcotic agonist/antagonist

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Medication Cyclizine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Cyclobenzaprine Cyclogyl Eye Drops Accept. Accept. Muscle relaxant Dilate pupil before eye exams Antibiotic Note Antihistamine, Anti-emetic

Cyclopar

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if used for acne. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept if treatment complete and disease inactive. Defer if cerebrovascular disease. Accept if peripheral vascular disease.

Cyclophosphamide

Anti-neoplastic

Cycloserine

Anti-tuberculosis

Cyclospasmol

Vasodilator-

Cyclothiazide Cycrimine Cycrin Cylert Cymbalta Cyproheptadine

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-Parkinson’s Progesterone derivative ADHD treatment Antidepressive Antihistamine

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Medication Cystospaz Alternate Name Hyoscyamine Acceptability Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Temporary deferral while being treated. Refer to Medical Director for reinstatement. Accept. Accept. Accept if 4 hours since last dose. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept. Note Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Anti-tumor/adrenal hormone agent

Cytadren

Cytellin Cytomel Cytotec

Anti-hyperlipidemic Synthetic thyroid hormone Anti-ulcer medication

Cytoxan

Anti-neoplastic

D.H.E.45

Vasoconstrictor (migraine headaches) Tranquilizer ASA containing analgesic

Dalmane Damason-P (Mason)

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Danazol

Danocrine

Accept.

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Danocrine

Danazol

Accept.

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Medication Danthron Dantrium Dantrolene Daprisal Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Dapsone Aczone Permanent deferral if for leprosy. Otherwise, refer to Medical Director. Daranide Daraprim Accept. Defer 1 year if in malarial zone. Otherwise, Accept. Accept if symptom free. Anti-glaucoma Anti-malarial Antibiotic, anti-leprosy agent Note Laxative Spasmolytic Spasmolytic Analgesics (ASA+amphetamine)

Darbid

Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Approved for treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary frequency, urgency and incontinence. Mild narcotic Analgesic, Anti-pyretic Mild narcotic Analgesic ASA containing analgesic

Daricon, Daricon-PB

Accept if symptom free.

Darifenacin

Enablex

Accept.

Darvocet-N

Accept if not an abuser.

Darvon Darvon Compound Darvon-N

Accept if not an abuser. Accept if not an abuser Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

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Medication Darvon-N Alternate Name Darvon Compound Acceptability Accept if not an abuser Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Dasikon Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Dasin Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Dasprin Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Datril Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Daxolin Accept if legally and mentally responsible. Accept. Anti-psychotic Analgesic, Anti-pyretic ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic Note ASA containing analgesic

Dayalets

Vitamins/minerals

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Medication Daypro Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. DDAVP Desmopressin Acetate Defer if for von Willebrand’s Disease. Accept if for other uses. Anti-diuretic (also increases Factor VIII in Hemophilia A and von Willebrand's Disease) Acetylcholine precursor (hyperkinesis, tardive dyskinesia) Note Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

Deaner

Accept if movement does not interfere with phlebotomy and if legally and mentally responsible. Accept if movement does not interfere with phlebotomy and if legally and mentally responsible. Defer 24 hours

Deanol

Acetylcholine precursor

Deapril-ST

Ergot alkaloid (elderlyselected mood elevator) Dries external auditory canal Steroid

Debrox Ear Drops

Accept.

Decadron

Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular.

Deca-Durabolin

Defer if renal disease patient. Accept otherwise. Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours. Accept if for acne.

Anabolic steroid

Decapryn Decholin Declomycin

Bile salt Bile salt Antibiotic

Declostatin

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well.

Antibiotic, Anti-fungal

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Medication Decolyn Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Deconamine Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. De-congestine Decotussin Accept. Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Dehist Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dehydrocholic Acid Dehydroemetine Accept. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept Bile salt Amebiasis Antihistamine Long-acting decongestant ASA containing analgesic Antihistamine Note ASA containing analgesic

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) Deladumone Delatestryl Delautin

Antioxidant activity, flavoniod effects Hormone Androgen hormone Hormone

Accept. Accept. Accept.

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Medication Delaxin Delcid Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if oral or IM. Deltalin Deltasone Accept unless renal patient. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if oral or IM. Demadex Demazin Torsemide Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Demeclocycline Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Demerol Democlomycin Accept if not abuser. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Demser Refer to Medical Director to reinstate donor when off medication. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Rx for pheochromocytoma Narcotic analgesic Antibiotic Antibiotic Diuretic Decongestant, antihistamine Vitamin Steroid Note Hypnotic/sedative Antacid

Delta-Cortef

Steroid

Demulen Dentavite Depakene Depakote

Oral contraceptive Vitamin/mineral Anti-convulsant Anti-convulsant

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Medication Depancol Depen Penicillamine, Cuprimine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Permanent deferral Note Pancreatic enzyme PenicillamineTeratogenic. Indicated for Wilson’s disease and severe Rheumatoid arthritis Steroid

Depo-Medrol

Defer 72 hours if oral or IM, otherwise, Accept. If Rx for cancer, requires Medical Director’s approval, otherwise, Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Diethylstilbestrol Permanent deferral

Depo-Provera

Hormone

Deprol

Anti-depressant, tranquilizer No longer prescribed. History of exposure not cause for deferral Anti-hypertensive Anti-depressant See DDAVP

DES

Deserpidine Desipramine Desmopressin

Accept. Accept. Defer if for von Willebrand’s Disease. Accept if for other uses. Accept. Accept Accept

Desogen Desonide Desoximatasone Creame and Ointment

Oral contraceptive Approved for acne. Approved for relief of inflammation and itching of the skin. Hormone mineralocorticoid Anorexiant Depression Anti-depressant Muscarinic receptor antagonist, urinary Antispasmodic

Desoxycorticosterone

Refer to Medical Director.

Desoxyn Desvenlafaxine Desyrel Detrol Pristig, Pristiq

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept.

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Medication Dexamethasone Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours if oral or IM. Otherwise, Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dexedrine Dextroamphetamine Dextromethorphan Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dextrothyroxine DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) DiaBeta Diabinese Diafen Accept. Accept. Cholesterol lowering agent Antioxidant activity, flavonoid effects Oral hypoglycemic Oral hypoglycemic Antihistamine Amphetamine Anorexiant Antitussive Note Steroid

Dexamyl Dexchlorpheniramine

Amphetamine, barbiturate Antihistamine

Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Dialose Dialume

Accept. Accept if ulcer disease painfree. Accept.

Laxative Antacid

Diamox

Enzyme inhibitor controlling fluid excretion (Glaucoma) Anabolic steroid Anti-diuretic hormone

Dianabol Diapid

Accept. Refer to Medical Director.

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Medication Diasone Alternate Name Acceptability Permanent deferral for leprosy. Other indication, refer to Medical Director. Accept. Accept. Accept if blood glucose stable. Accept if for urinary problems. Defer if for pheochromocytoma. Dicarbosil Defer if renal patient. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Dichlorphenamide Diclofenac Accept. Accept. Defer 24 hours if plateletpheresis donor. Dicloxacillin Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dicoumarin Dicoumarol, Dicumarol Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Accept if symptom free. Anticoagulant Antibiotic Anti-glaucoma Non-steroidal antiinflammatory Note Anti-leprosy agent

Diazepam Diazide Diazoxide Dibenzyline

Tranquilizer Diuretic Hyperglycemic Vasodilator, Antihypertensive - see donor reaction precaution note

Mineral, antacid

Dicodid

Antitussive

Dicoumarol

Dicumarol, Dicoumarin

Anticoagulant

Dicumarol

Dicoumarol, Dicoumarin

Anticoagulant

Dicyclomine

Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic

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Medication Didrex Didronel Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept if for osteoporosis. Note Anorexiant Inhibits bone metabolism (Paget's Disease) Antibiotic, antiseptic cream/suppository Diet supplement

Dienestrol

AVC

Accept

Diet Fuel Diet Pills Diethylcarbamazine

Accept. Accept Defer 1 week and donor feels well. Accept. DES Permanent deferral

Anti-helminthic

Diethylpropion Diethylstilbestrol

Anorexiant No longer prescribed. History of exposure not cause for deferral No longer prescribed. History of exposure not cause for deferral Approved for topical use for rosacea/acne Anti-fungal; may cause elevated ALT

Diethylstilbestrol (DES)

Permanent deferral.

Differin Gel

Adapalene

Accept.

Diflucan

Accept if for infection of skin or nail beds. Defer if for generalized (systemic) infection. Accept Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Diflunisal

Analgesic, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory

Digitalis

Digitoxin, Digoxin

Defer if currently taking medication. Otherwise, Medical Director evaluates. Defer if currently taking medication. Otherwise, Medical Director evaluates.

Cardiac Glycoside

Digitoxin

Digoxin, Digitalis

Cardiac Glycoside

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Medication Digoxin Alternate Name Digitoxin, Digitalis Acceptability Defer if currently taking medication. Otherwise, Medical Director evaluates. Accept. Accept. Defer if renal disease. Accept otherwise. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Note Cardiac Glycoside

Dihycon Dihydroergotamine Dihydrotachysterol

Anti-convulsant Vasoconstrictor Vitamin D

DihydroxyaluminumAminoacetate, Sodium Carbonate Diiodohydroxyquin

Antacid

Defer 1 week and donor feels well. Accept if for hypertension.

Amebicide

Dilacor x R

Beta Blocker (see donor reaction precaution note Anti-convulsant Anti-anginal Narcotic analgesic Bronchodilator

Dilantin Dilatrate-SR Dilaudid Dilor

Accept. Permanent deferral Accept if not an abuser. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelet

Dilotab

ASA containing analgesic

Diloxanide Furoate

Defer 1 week and donor feels well. Tiazac Permanent deferral if for angina. Accept if for hypertension. Watch for orthostatic pressure changes

Amebicide

Diltiazem HCl

Anti-anginal, antihypertensive

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Medication Dimacol Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dimenhydrinate Dramamine Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dimetane Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dimetapp Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dimethindene Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dimethyl Sulfoxide DMSO Accept Topical treatment for bladder inflammation Laxative Antihistamine Antihistamine, decongestant Antihistamine Anti-nausea, antihistamine Note Antihistamine, decongestant, Antitussive

Dioctyl Calcium Sulfosuccinate Dioctyl Sodium Sulfossuccinate, Diovan

Dioctyl Sodium Sulfossuccinate, Dioctyl Calcium Sulfosuccinate Valsartan

Accept.

Accept.

Laxative

Accept.

Angiotensin blocker (receptor) Angiotensin blocker (receptor) Anti-inflammatory for ulcerative colitis

Diovan

Valsartan

Accept.

Dipentum

No.

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Medication Diphemanil Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if symptom free Note Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Antihistamine

Diphenhydramine

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Diphenidol Diphenoxylate Di-Phenyl Diphenylpyraline

Accept if symptom free. Accept if symptom free. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Anti-emetic Anti-diarrheal Anti-convulsant Antihistamine

Diphylets Diprolene

Accept. Defer 72 hours after use completed if IV, IM or PO; otherwise, Accept. Defer while donor on medication. Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept.

Amphetamine Corticosteroid Antiinflammatory

Dipyridamole

Anti-platelet.

Disalcid Disipal

Anti-inflammatory Muscle relaxant. AntiParkinson’s Antihistamine, decongestant

Disophrol

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Disopyramide

Defer until off medication and condition stable. Defer 1 week, then evaluate underlying condition. Accept.

Anti-arrhythmic

Disulfiram

Enzyme inhibitor used for alcoholism Anti-spasmodic

Ditropan

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Medication Diucardin Diulo Diupres Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Accept. Note Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-hypertensive-patient susceptible to orthostatic hypotension. Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic; patient susceptible to orthostatic hypotension Topical treatment for bladder inflammation Analgesic

Diuril Diutensen

Accept. Accept.

DMSO (Dimethyl Sulfoxide)

Accept.

Doans Pills

Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Doca Acetate

Permanent deferral

Hormone mineralocorticoid Anti-herpetic agent

Docosanol

Abreva

Defer if for Kaposi's sarcoma, otherwise acceptable. Accept.

Docusate Calcium, Docusate Potassium, Docusate Sodium Dolcin

Laxative

Accept Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

Dolene

Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Analgesic

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Medication Dolobid Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer plateletpheresis donors 72 hours. Dolophine Permanent deferral if medication abuser. If Rx for cancer, requires Medical Director’s approval; Accept otherwise. Aricept Accept If for Alzheimer's or Dementia, evaluate donor to ensure competence and ability to tolerate procedure. Donnatal Accept if symptom free. Methadone Note Analgesic, antiinflammatory

Domestrol

Hormone

Donepezil HCl

Cholinesterase Inhibitor, used to treat mild to moderate dementia of Alzheimer’s type.

Anti-spasmodic, Anticholinergic Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Anti-diarrheal Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Anti-Parkinson’s Tranquilizer Laxative Laxative Antitussive

Donnazyme

Accept if symptom free.

Donnegel Donphen

Accept if symptom free. Accept if symptom free.

Dopar Doral Dorbane Dorbantyl Dorcol Cough Syrup

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Doriden

Accept if not abuser.

Hypnotic, Sedative

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Medication Doryx Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and patient feels well; IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne. Trusopt Accept. Note Antibiotic

Dorzolamide

Eyedrops for ocular hypertension and openangle glaucoma Dopamine receptor agonist For psoriasis. Vitamin D analogue.

Dostinex Dovonex Calcipotriene Ointment

Accept. Accept if venipuncture site is uninvolved and otherwise without symptoms. Accept if for treatment of hypertension. Accept if for treatment of enlarged prostate/BPH

Doxazosin (mesylate)

Cardura/Cardura XL

Alpha-blocker, potent Anti-hypertensive

Doxepin Doxicomine

Accept. Accept if not abuser. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Tricyclic Anti-depressant Analgesic (opioid)

Doxidan Doxpicodine

Accept. Accept if not abuser. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Laxative Analgesic (opioid)

Doxychel

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well; IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne. AdoxaTM Accept.

Antibiotic

Doxycycline

Approved for acne

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Medication Doxycycline Alternate Name Adoxa Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well; IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dralserp Accept if for hypertension. Defer for congestive heart failure. Dralzine Accept if for hypertension. Defer for congestive heart failure. Dramamine Drisdol Dristan Dimenhydrinate Accept if asymptomatic Accept unless renal patient. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Drixoral Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Dronabinol Permanent deferral Treats anorexia present in AIDS Approved for excessive sweating Approved for acne Laxative Page 76 of 227 Antihistamine Anti-hypertensive, vasodilator. See donor reaction precautions Note Antibiotic

Doxylamine

Antihistamine

Vasodilator Antihypertensive. See donor reaction precautions

Anti-nausea, Anti-emetic Vitamin D Decongestant, antihistamine

Drysol

Accept.

Duac Dulcolax Revised Date 14-Mar-12 BPL 12-01

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Medication Duloxetine Duolax Duo-Medihaler Alternate Name Cimbalta Acceptability Accept. Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Permanent deferral Accept. Avodart, Dutasteride, Dutas, Dutagen, Durize, Jalyn, Veltride Defer for 6 months after last dose of medication. Note Anti-depressant Laxative Bronchodilator

Duotrate Duphaston Duprost

Anti-anginal Hormone replacement Used for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with enlarged prostate. Potential fetal anomaly to male fetus. Anabolic steroid

Durabolin

Defer if renal disease. Otherwise, Accept. Defer 1 month, unless used to treat STD's, then 12 months. Accept for RBC donors. Defer platelet apheresis donors 24 hours.

Duracillin

Long acting penicillin

Duract

Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory

Duradrin

Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets

Analgesic

Duradyne

ASA containing analgesic

Dura-Meth

Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular.

Corticosteroid

Duraquin

Defer until off medication and condition stable.

Anti-arrhythmic

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Medication Duravent Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Duricef Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Avodart, Dutasteride, Dutas, Duprost, Dutagen, Jalyn, Veltride Defer for 6 months after last dose of medication. Antibiotic Note Decongestant, expectorant

Durize

Used in treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with enlarged prostate. Potential fetal anomaly to male fetus. Used for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with enlarged prostate. Potential fetal anomaly to male fetus. Used for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with enlarged prostate. Potential fetal anomaly to male fetus. Used for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with enlarged prostate. Potential fetal anomaly to male fetus Cholinomimetic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Antibiotic

Dutagen

Avodart, Dutasteride, Dutas, Duprost, Durize, Jalyn, Veltride

Defer for 6 months after last dose of medication.

Dutas

Avodart, Dutasteride, Duprost, Dutagen, Durize, Jalyn, Veltride

Defer for 6 months after last dose of medication.

Dutasteride

Avodart, Dutas, Duprost, Dutagen, Durize, Jalyn, Veltride

Defer for 6 months after last dose of medication.

Duvoid Dyazide Dycill

Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week if IM or IV. Accept. Defer for 8 weeks after injections/procedure Accept. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12

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Medication Dymelor Dynacirc Dynapen Isradipine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IM or IV, defer 1 week. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept. Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Easprin Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Echinecea Ecotrin Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Eculizumab Solaris Permanent deferral Used to treat Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Analgesic, ASA Analgesic-enteric coated ASA Note Oral hypoglycemic Calcium antagonist Antibiotic

Dyphylline

Bronchodilator

Dyrenium Dyspas E.E.S.

Diuretic Anti-spasmodic Antibiotic

Edecrin

Accept.

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Medication Edrisal Alternate Name Acceptability Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. E-Ferol Effersyllium Effexor Efidac 24 Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Fluorometholone Ophthalmic Accept if used to treat eye injury or surgery (i.e., PRK). Temporarily defer if used to treat eye infections or cancer. Efudex Fluorouracil Cream Defer three weeks after treatment is completed and skin condition is resolved. Permanent deferral Desquamator. Antineoplastic Vitamin Laxative Anti-Depressant Antihistamine Note Analgesic

Eflone

Steroidal eye drop used to treat eye swelling.

EHDP

Ethane-1-hydroxy-1, diphosphonic acid

Inhibitor of bone metabolism. (Paget's Disease) Hormone Anti-convulsant Tricyclic Anti-depressant Anti-Parkinson’s Approved for migraine headache Used to control symptoms of eczema. Bronchodilator

E-Ionate P.A. EKKO Elavil Eldepryl Eletriptan Relpax

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept.

Elidel

Pimecrolimus Topical

Accept if affected area is not infected or in antecubital area. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Elixicon

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Medication Elixophyllin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. No. Note Bronchodilator

Elmiron

Heparin-like compound with anti-coagulant effects. Used to treat interstitial cystitis ASA containing analgesic

Emagrin

Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Emcyt

Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept if asymptomatic. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week.

Anti-neoplastic medication

Emete-con Emetine

Anti-emetic Amebicide

Emetrol Emgel

Anti-emetic Antibiotic

Empirin

Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory, ASA

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Medication Empirin with Codeine Alternate Name Acceptability Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Empracet Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Darifenacin Accept. Analgesic, Anti-pyretic Note ASA containing analgesic

E-mycin

Antibiotic

Enablex

Approved for treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of uriniary frequency, urgency and incontinence Anti-hypertensive, ACE inhibitor

Enalapril Maleate

Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease.

Enalapril MaleateHydrochlorothiazide

Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Etanercept Permanent deferral for Rheumatoid Arthritis. If taking for psoriasis, inquire about previous Tegison use. See Tegison if applicable.

Anti-hypertensive, ACE inhibitor

Enarex

Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Anti-tumor necrosis factor agent for moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, active arthritis, anklylosing spondylitis or psoriasis Antihistamine, decongestant

Enbrel

En-Cebrin F

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

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Medication Endal Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Endep Endocet 5/325 Accept. Accept if not abuser. Tricyclic Anti-depressant Acetominophen and oxycodone ASA containing analgesic Note Antihistamine, decongestant

Endodan (Endo)

Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Enduron Enduronyl Engran-HP Enjuvia

Accept if for hypertension. Accept if for hypertension. Accept. Accept.

Diuretic, Anti-hypertensive Diuretic, Anti-hypertensive Vitamin/minerals Approved for menopausal signs/symptoms Oral Contraceptive Used for treatment of Parkinson's ASA containing analgesic

Enovid Entacapone

Accept. Stalevo, Carbidopa, Levodopa Permanet Deferral

Enterfilm

Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Entex, Entex-LA

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Decongestant

Entozyme

Accept.

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Medication Ephedrine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Note Bronchodilator

Epidrin

Approved for migraine headache Bronchodilator

Epinephrine

Accept if last dose more than 24 hours prior and donor feels well. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Epragen

ASA containing analgesic

Eprolin Epromate

Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets

Vitamin E ASA containing analgesic

Eprosartan mesylate

Teveten

Accept.

Angiotensin receptor II antagonist Analgesic, ASA.

Equagesic

Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Equagesic Tablets

Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

Equanil

Accept.

Tranquilizer

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Medication Equanitrate Alternate Name Acceptability Defer until off medication and symptom free. Quantum Defer 72 hours after syjptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Ergamisol Defer 1 week, if for worms; otherwise, permanent deferral. Anti-helminthic, immunomodulator, antirheumatoid Vasoconstrictor (migraine headache) Vasoconstrictor Vasoconstrictor Vasoconstrictor Vasoconstrictor Vasoconstrictor Antibiotic Note Anti-anginal

Equazine

ASA containing analgesic

Ergomar

Accept.

Ergonovine Ergostat Ergot Alkaloids Ergotamine Ergotrate ERYC Erythromycin

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

EryDerm

Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Antibiotic

Erypar

Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Antibiotic

Ery-Tab

Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Antibiotic

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Medication Erythrityl Tetranitrate Alternate Name Acceptability Defer until off medication and symptom free. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if for acne. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Escitalopram Oxalate Escot Lexapro TM Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Accept. Defer 72 hours. Anti-depressant Antacid Note Anti-anginal

Erythrocin

Antibiotic

Erythromycin

Antibiotic

Esgic

Analgesic, sedative

Esidrix Esimil

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Ganglionic blocking agent and diuretic, potent Antihypertensive Anti-convulsant, sedative, tranquilizer Lithium

Eskabarb

Accept.

Eskalith

Accept if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept.

Eskatrol Estinyl Estrace Estradiol Estratab Estrogens Estrone Estronol

Amphetamine Hormone Hormone Hormone Hormone Hormone Hormone Hormone

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Medication Estrostep (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol) Eszopiclone Alternate Name norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol Acceptability Accept. Note Contraceptive

Accept.

Approved for treatment of sleeping disorders/Insomnia Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

Etadolic

Accept for RBC donation. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Etanercept

Enbrel

Permanent deferral for Rheumatoid Arthritis. If taking for psoriasis, inquire about previous Tegison use. See Tegison if applicable.

Anti-tumor necrosis factor agent for moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, active arthritis, anklylosing spondylitis or psoriasis Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-tuberculosis

Ethacrynic Acid Ethambutol

Accept. Defer until off medication and disease inactive. Accept. Accept. Accept. NuvaRing Accept.

Ethamide Ethchlorvynol Ethinamate Ethinyl Estradiol/Etonogestrel Ethionamide

Anti-glaucoma Sedative/hypnotic Sedative/hypnotic Approved for birth control.

Defer until off medication and disease inactive. Defer until off medication and symptom free. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Anti-tuberculosis

Ethmozine

Anti-arrhythmic.

Ethopropazine Ethosuximide Ethoxzolamide Ethril

Anti-Parkinson’s Anti-convulsant Anti-glaucoma Antibiotic

Ethylestrenol Revised Date 14-Mar-12 BPL 12-01

Accept. BPL Date 14-Mar-12

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Medication Etidronate Alternate Name Acceptability Refer to Medical Director. Note Inhibits bone metabolism (Paget's Disease) Approved for birth control

Etonogestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol Etoposide

NuvaRing

Accept.

Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Tegison Permanent deferral

Chemotherapeutic agent

Etrafon

Anti-depressant. Antipsychotic Anti-psoriasis agent (teratogenic) Treatment for knee osteoarthritis Anti-androgen

Etretinate

Euflexxa

Accept.

Eulexin

Accept for acne only. If Rx for cancer, requires Medical Director’s approval. Accept if controlled. Defer 72 hours after course completed. Defer 72 hours after course completed. Accept. Accept

Euthroid Eutonyl

Thyroid replacement Treatment for major depressive episode Treatment for major depressive episode Hormone Prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women Analgesic, ASA

Eutron

Evex Evista

Excedrin

Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

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Medication Exelon Alternate Name Rivastigmine Acceptability Acceptable, evaluate donor to ensure competence and ability to tolerate procedure. Note Cholinesterase Inhibitor, used to treat mild to moderate dementia of Alzheimer’s type. Injectable antidiabetic agent Injectable antidiabetic agent Combination of two drugs (amlodipine and valsartan) used for treating high blood pressure. Decongestant

Exenatide

Accept

Exenatide

Byetta

Accept.

Exforge

Accept

Exgest LA

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Exna ExtenZe

Accept. Accept

Diuretic, Anti-hypertensive Male enhancement drug Has a list of 17 ingredients including tohimbe, Larginine, ginsengeleuthero, catuaba, astragalus, etc. Cholesterol-lowering agent Anti-ulcer medication Anti-viral Compound Anti-malarial

Ezetimibel Famotidine Famvir Fansidar

Vitorin, Simvastatin

Accept. Accept if ulcer disease inactive. Accept for herpes zoster. Defer 1 year if in malaria zone, otherwise, Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Fast Relief Pain Formula

ASA containing analgesic

Fastin

Accept.

Anorexiant

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Medication Fedahist Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Feldene Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors for 3 days. Felodipine Accept. Anti-hypertensive agent; calcium channel blocker Progestin-estrogen combination Hormone Hormone Anorexiant Non-steroidal antiinflammatory Non-steroidal antiinflammatory Note Antihistamine

Fem/hrt

Accept

Feminone Femogen Fenfluramine Fenoprofen

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Feosol Feostat Ferancee Fergon Fer-In-Sol Fermalox Fero-Folic-500 Fero-Grad-500 Fero-Gradumet Ferrocholinate Ferrolip Ferro-Sequels Revised Date 14-Mar-12 BPL 12-01

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. BPL Date 14-Mar-12

Hematinic Hematinic Hematinic Hematinic Hematinic Hematinic plus antacid Iron/vitamins Iron/vitamins Hematinic Hematinic Hematinic Hematinic Page 90 of 227

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Medication Ferrous Fumarate, Ferrous Gluconate, Ferrous Sulfate Festal Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Hematinic

Accept.

Bile salt, pancreatic enzymes Bile salt, pancreatic enzymes Treatment for chronic Hepatitis B Vitamins/Minerals Used for benign prostatic hypertrophy Anti-cholesterol Decongestant, analgesic, antihistamine

Festalan

Accept.

Fialuridine

Permanent deferral

Filibon Finasteride Proscar, Propecia

Accept. Defer for 1 month after patient stops taking the medication. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Finofibrate Fiogesic

Triglide

Fiorgen

Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

Fioricet Fioricil Fiorinal

Fioricil Fioricet Butal Compound, Butalbital Compound, Fiortal

Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Migraine Analgesic Migraine Analgesic ASA containing analgesic for migraines

Fiorinal with Codine Capsules

ASA containing analgesic

Fiortal

Butal Compound, Butalbital Compound, Fiorinal

Defer 72 hours for plateletapheresis or sole source platelets. Accept.

ASA containing analgesic for migraines

Fish Oils

Omega 3

Dietary Supplement

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Medication Flagyl Alternate Name Metronidazole Oral Acceptability If for vaginitis: defer until treatment is complete and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours for everything else. Flarex Flavoxate Fluorometholone Ophthalmic Accept. Accept if urinary tract infection resolved. Omega 3 Accept Accept if no symptoms and no limitation of activities. Advise prospective donors to obtain approval from their physician regarding blood donation. Defer for 6 months after event. Requires Medical Director approval. Accept. Accept. Steroidal eye drop Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Dietary Supplement Anti-arrhythmic Note Anti-microbial

Flaxseed Oil Flecainide acetate

Flexeril Flomax

Anti-spasmodic Alpha Antagonist, used for treating prostatic hypertrophy Anti-inflammatory, steroid (anti-asthmatic), nasal spray for allergies Dietary Supplement Mineralocorticoid Opthalmic drops Anti-inflammatory, steroid (anti-asthmatic) Influenza vaccine Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

Flonase

Fluticasone Propionate

Accept.

Flora-Q Florinef Florop Gtts Flovent Fluticasone Propionate

Accept. Permanent deferral Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Fluarix Flubiprofen

Flucinonide

Accept.

Topical steroid

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Medication Fluconazole Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for infection of skin or nail beds. Defer if for generalized (systemic) infection. Flucytosine Accept if for infection of skin or nail beds. Defer 1 week after course completed and condition resolved for systemic (generalized) infection Fludrocortisone Permanent deferral Mineralocorticoid (Addison's Disease) Anti-influenza medication Intranasal vaccine for influenza; No viremia. Anti-influenza nasal immunization Topical steroid Steroidal eye drop Anti-fungal Note Anti-fungal; may cause elevated ALT.

Flumadine Flu-Mist® (Influenza Virus Vaccine Live, Intranasal)

Accept. Accept.

Flunisolide Fluoromethodone Fluorometholone Opthalmic

Accept. Accept if used to treat eye injury or surgery (i.e., PRK) Temporarily defer if used to treat eye infections or cancer. Accept if topical for superficial skin cancer such as basal cell carcinoma. Temporary deferral if for cancer.

Fluorometholone

Corticosteroids

Fluorometholone Opthalmic

Eflone, Fluor-Op, FML Forte, FML S.O.P., Flarex, Liquifilm

Accept if used to treat eye injury or surgery (i.e., PRK) Temporarily defer if used to treat eye infections or cancer. Accept if used to treat eye injury or surgery (i.e., PRK). Temporarily defer if used to treat eye infections or cancer.

Steroidal eye drop

Fluor-Op

Fluorometholone Ophthalmic

Steroidal eye drop

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Medication Fluoroplex Alternate Name Fluorouracil (5-FU) Cream Acceptability Accept if topical for superficial skin cancer such as basal cell carcinoma. Temporary deferral if for cancer. Fluorouracil Cream Carac, Efudex, Fluoroplex Defer three weeks after treatment is completed and skin condition is resolved. Accept If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval. Otherwise, Accept. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. Flurazepam Flurox Eye Drops Accept. Accept. Tranquilizer Ophthalmic local anesthetics Anti-inflammatory, steroid (anti-asthmatic) Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor. Used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder Steroidal eye drop Anti-neoplastic, Desquamator Note Anti-neoplastic, desquamatory

Fluoxetine Fluoxymesterone

Sarafem

Anti-depressant Hormone, anabolic steroid. Anti-neoplastic

Fluphenazine

Anti-psychotic

Fluprednisolone

Corticosteroid

Fluticasone Propionate

Flonase, Flovent

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept.

Fluvoxamine

Luvox

FML Forte

Fluorometholone Ophthalmic

Accept if used to treat eye injury or surgery (i.e., PRK). Temporarily defer if used to treat eye infections or cancer.

FML S.O.P.

Fluorometholone Ophthalmic

Accept if used to treat eye injury or surgery (i.e., PRK). Temporarily defer is used to treat eye infections or cancer.

Steroidal eye drop

Focalin

Accept.

CNS stimulant, treatment for ADHD

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Medication Folacin Folate Folbic Folic Acid Folinate Calcium Follestrol Foltx Folvite Forhistal Folbic Foltx Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Accept Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Formatrix Fortaz Forteo Accept. Defer 1 week. Defer. Call for MD approval after completion of last dose. Accept. Accept. Hormones/vitamins Antibiotic Treatment of osteoporosis Note Vitamin Vitamin Folic acid, vitamin B6, B12 Vitamin Vitamin Hormone Folic acid, vitamin B6, B12 Vitamin Antihistamine

Fortespan Fortical

Vitamins/minerals Recombinant salmon calcitonin nasal spray to prevent osteoporosis Aminobisphosponate (for osteoporosis) ACE Inhibitor Antihypertensive

Fosamax

Accept.

Fosenapril

Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease.

Frova

Frovatriptan

Accept if asymptomatic

Used for treatment of migraine symptoms Used for treatment of migraine symptoms

Frovatriptan

Frova

Accept if asymptomatic

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Medication Fulvicin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for fungal infections of nail beds. Defer if for systemic (generalized) infection. Furacin Furadantin Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if for hypertension and underlying condition is not cause for deferral.. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept see epilepsy if applicable. Razadyne/Razadyne ER Accept if for Alzheimers or dementia; evaluate donor to ensure competence and ability to tolerate procedure. Standard deferral of 8 weeks post infusion for all radioactive contrast media. Defer 12 months. Topical Antibiotic Antibiotic Note Anti-fungal

Furamide

Amebicide

Furazolidone

Amebicide

Furosemide

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic

Furoxone

Amebicide

Gabapentin

Anticonvulsant/postherpe tic neuralgia Cholinesterase Inhibitor, used to treat mild to moderate dementia of Alzheimer’s type. Label

Galantamine

Gallium

Gamimmune

Immune globulin, fractionated Scabicide

Gamma Benzene Hexachloride Gamma Globulin

Accept.

Accept for travel if no known exposure to hepatitis. Acceptable if primay illness meets eligibility requirements. (Hepatitis exposure: 12-month deferral.)

Immune globulin, fractionated

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Medication Gammar Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 12 months. Note Immune globulin, fractionated Ganglionic blocking agent Antibiotic

Ganglionic blocking agent Gantanol

Defer 72 hours. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well; defer 1 week if IM or IV. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well; defer 1 week if IM or IV. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well; defer 1 week if IM. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Alra Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Gantrisin

Antibiotic

Garamycin

Antibiotic

Gatifloxacin

Antibiotic

Gaviscon

Antacid

Gelprin

ASA containing analgesic

Geltabs

Accept if not renal failure patient. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Vitamin D

Gelusil

Antacid

Gemfibrozil Gemnisyn

Anti-hyperlipidemic Analgesic

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Medication Genaced Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Genacote Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Genprin Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Gensan Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Gentamicin Defer 72 hours after course completed and patient feels well; defer 1 week. if IM or IV. Antibiotic ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic Note ASA containing analgesic

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Medication Genuine Bayer Aspirin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Geocillin Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Ziprasidone HCl Consult with Medical Director Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IM or IV defer 1 week. Accept. Accept. Accept. Antibiotic Note ASA containing analgesic

Geodon Geopen

Anti-psychotic Antibiotic

Gerilets Gevral Ginkoba (Gingko biloba)

Vitamins/minerals Vitamins/minerals Over the counter herbal medication. Cardiac Glycoside

Gitaligin

Defer while taking medication. Medical Director evaluate if donor off Rx.

Gitalin

Defer while taking medication. Medical Director evaluate if donor off Rx.

Cardiac Glycoside

Glipizide Glucophage Glucosamine Chondroitin (chondroitin sulfate, glucosamine hydrochloride) Glucotrol Glucovance

Accept. Accept. Accept.

Oral hypoglycemic Oral hypoglycemic Nutritional supplement for arthritis

Accept. Accept

Oral hypoglycemic Anti-diabetic

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Medication Glumetza Alternate Name Metformin Acceptability Accept. Note Oral hypoglycemic (metformin) Hypnotic/sedative Oral hypoglycemic Expectorant

Glutethimide Glyburide Glyceryl Guaiacolate

Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

GlycoLax Glycon Glycopyrrolate

Accept. Accept. Accept if symptom-free.

Laxative Anti-diabetic Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Hormone Oral hypoglycemic Laxative Oral hypoglycemic Antibiotic

Glyestrin Glynase PresTab Glysennid Glyset G-mycin

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Gold Sodium-thiomalate Golden Seal Root

Anti-rheumatic Herb believed to help with colds

Gonadotropin, Human Goody’s Extra Strength

Infertility ASA containing analgesic

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Medication Goody’s Headache Powder Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Google Liquid Gramicidin Accept Accept. Supplement Topical antibiotic and steroid Anti-fungal Note ASA containing analgesic

Grifulvin

Grisactin, Griseofulvin, GrisPEG

Accept if for fungal infections of skin or nail beds. Defer if for systemic (generalized) infection.

Growth hormone Guaifenesin

See medical criteria section. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Expectorant

Guaifenesin W/ Codeine Syrup

Accept. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Temporary relief of coughs

Guanethidine Guanfacine Guarabenz Gynergen Gynorest Halcion Triazolam

Defer 72 hours. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept.

Ganglionic blocking agent Hypertension Anti-hypertensive Vasoconstrictor Hormone Sedative and hypnotic, benzodiazepine.

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Medication Halcion Alternate Name Triazolam Acceptability Defer until medication not used for 72 hours. Accept if donor legally and mentally responsible. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. Haley's M-O Halfprin 81, EC Tab Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Haloperidol Accept if donor legally and mentally responsible. Defer if for aplastic anemia. If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval; otherwise, Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Harmonyl HBIG HCG Hedulin Accept. Defer 12 months. Accept. Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Anti-hypertensive Biological Hormone Anticoagulant Anti-psychotic Laxative ASA containing analgesic Note Sedative and Hypnotic, benzodiazipine Anti-psychotic

Haldol

Haldrone

Corticosteroid

Halotestin

Androgen

Halprin

Aspirin containing analgesic

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Medication Heparin Alternate Name Acceptability Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Defer 12 months. Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Evaluate for acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept if intra-articular or topical. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. Hexalet Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Urinary Anti-bacterial Antibiotic Note Anticoagulant

Hepathrom

Anticoagulant

Hepatitis B Immune Globulin Heprinar

Biological Anticoagulant

Herbal Supplements Hetacillin

Hetrazan

Anti-helminthic

Hexa-Betalin Hexadrol

Vitamin Corticosteroid

Hexavibex Hexavitamins Hexestrol Hiprex

Vitamin Vitamins/minerals Hormone Urinary Anti-bacterial

Hismanal

Antihistamine

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Medication Hispril Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Hista-Derfule Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Histadyl E.C. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Histalet Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Histaspan Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. HMG Homatropine Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Permanent deferral. Gonadotropin Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Hormones Lamb pituitary and herb compound. Sold in health food stores Treatment for diabetes mellitus Antihistamine Antihistamine, decongestant Antitussive, expectorant, decongestant Antihistamine/analgesic Note Antihistamine

Hormonin Humagro

Humalog/Humalog Pen

Accept.

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Medication Humatin Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Somatropin Accept. Note Amebicide

Humatrope

Growth hormone (recombinant) Anti-hyperglycemic

Humulin

Accept if dosage controlled and stable. Accept. Accept.

Hyalgan Hyaluronate Sodium

Osteoarthritis-injectable Treatment of knee osteoarthritis Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Antitussive, anticholinergic

Hybephen

Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Hycodan

Hycomine

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antitussive, decongestant

Hycotuss

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antitussive, expectorant

Hydantoin

Accept.

Treatment/prevention of epileptic seizures Corticosteroid

Hydeltra-T.B.A.

Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Hydergine

Accept.

Vasodilator, improves cognition

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Medication Hydralazine, Hydralin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for congestive heart failure. Hydrea Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Hydrocortisone Hydrocortone Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. HydroDIURIL Hydroflumethiazide Hydromorphone Hydromox Hydropres Hydroxocobalamin Hydroxychloroquine Hydrochlorothiazide Accept. Accept. Accept if not abuser. Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer 1 year if for malaria and in malarial zone. If not in malaria zone or given for other indication then Accept. Accept Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Narcotic analgesic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Vitamin B12 Anti-malarial. Antiarthritic, antiinflammatory Corticosteroid Chemotherapy medication Note Anti-hypertensive. Vasodilator

Hydro-cholorothiazide Hydrocil Hydrocodone

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Laxative Antitussive

Hydroxycut

Over the counter thermogenic based weight loss medication

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Medication Hydroxyprogesterone Alternate Name Acceptability If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval; otherwise, Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Hygroton Hyoscyamine Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept. Accept unless renal failure patient. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept unless for fever. Defer plateletpheresis donor 24 hours. Ilosone Ilotycin Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept evaluate underlying condition. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Antibiotic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Pertussis immune globulin Vitamin Vitamin D Note Hormone

Hydroxyzine

Antihistamine, anti-anxiety

Hypertussis Hyrye Hytakerol

Hytrin Hyzarr Ibandronate Iberet Ibuprofen

Anti-hypertensive Anti-hypertensive For osteoporosis Vitamins/hematinic Non-steroidal. Antiinflammatory analgesic

Ilotycin

Ilosone

Antibiotic

Ilozyme Imavate Imdur Imferon

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Medication Imipramine Imitrex Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept if migraine symptoms are resolved. Defer until next day after receiving injection. Defer 12 months. Note Tricyclic Anti-depressant Blocks production of Serotonin

Immune globulin

Immune globulin, fractionated Immune globulin, fractionated

Immune Globulin, ISG

Defer 12 months if taken as hepatitis prophylaxis for known exposure. Accept if symptom free. Permanent deferral Accept.

Imodium Imuran Increlex

Anti-diarrheal Immunomodulator Recombinant insulin-like growth factor for growth failure in children Anti-hypertensive, diuretic

Indapamide

Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for congestive heart failure.

Inderal

Accept if for hypertension, migraine headaches, and Mitral Valve Prolapse. Defer if anti-anginal for angina or arrhythmias. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if angina or arrhythmias.

Anti-arrhythmic, antihypertensive

Inderide

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic

Indium

Standard deferral of 8 weeks post infusion for all radioactive contrast media. Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Label

Indocin

Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

Indomethacin

Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

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Medication Infliximab Alternate Name Remicide Acceptability Permanent Deferral if used for Ulcerative Colitis (review medical conditions list). Refer to medical director if taken for other reasons. Accept if for prophylaxis. Defer until course of medication completed and disease inactive. Initia Drop with Fluoride Insulin/Insulin lispro Accept. Accept if dosage controled and stable. Defer if bovine (beef) insulin licensed in England injected since 1980. Then, indefinite deferral for vCJD risk. Intal Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Defer 12 months after treatment and condition resolved for veneral warts. Permanent deferral if for Hepatitis or and Chronic Granulomatosis. If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval. All others evaluate underlying condition. Defer for 12 months if treated with Interferon Alfa-N3. (Human derived Interferon). Inversine Iodoquinol Defer 72 hours. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept immediately if symptom-free. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Ganglionic blocking agent Amebicide Anti-asthmatic Vitamins/minerals Anti-hyperglycemic Note Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers

INH

Anti-tuberculosis

Interferons: Alfa-2A, Alfa2B, Alfa-N3, Gamma-1B

Anti-leukemic

Ionamin Ipol

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Medication Ipratropium Irbesartan Irbesartanhydrochlorothiazide Ircon Iron Supplements Avalide Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if asymptomatic. Accept. Accept. Note Bronchodilator Anti-hypertensive Anti-hypertensive

Accept. Evaluate reason for taking supplement and refer to appropriate medical condition. Accept. Defer 72 hours. Isosorbide Mononitrate, Isosorb Mono Accept. Must be evaluated by Medical Director if donor had MI or angina. Watch for orthostatic pressure changes.

Hematinic

Iron-Polysaccharide Complex Ismelin ISMO

Hematinic Ganglionic blocking agent Vasodilator used to prevent angina. Also used to treat high blood pressure.

Isocarboxazid

Defer 72 hours.

Ganglionic blocking agent anti-depressant (MAO inhibitor) Antihistamine, decongestant

Isoclor

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Isollyl

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Analgesic, ASA

Isoniazid

Accept if for prophylaxis. Defer until course of medication completed and disease inactive.

Anti-tuberculosis

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Medication Isoproterenol Alternate Name Acceptability Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if for hypertension. Otherwise, defer. Accept. Must be evaluated by Medical Director. Medical Director evaluation required. Isosorbide Mononitrate, ISMO Accept. Note: Must be evaluated by Medical Director if donor had MI or angina. Watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Isosorbide Dinitrate Must be evaluated by Medical Director. Isosorb Mono, ISMO Accept. Note: Must be evaluated by Medical Director if donor had MI or angina. Watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Isotretinion Accutane, Sotret Defer for one month after course of therapy completed. Medication for severe acne. Synthetic form of Vitamin A Medication for severe acne. Synthetic form of Vitamin A Beta adrenergic stimulants Anti-anginal Note Bronchodilator

Isoptin

Anti-hypertensive, antianginal, anti-arrhythmic Anti-glaucoma Anti-anginal

Isopto-Carpine Isordil

Isordil

Anti-angina agent

Isosorb Mono

Vasodilator used to prevent angina. Also used to treat high blood pressure.

Isosorbide Mononitrate

Vasodilator used to prevent angina. Also used to treat high blood pressure.

Isotretinoin

Sotret, Accutane

Defer for one month after course of therapy completed.

Isoxsuprine

Accept. (check for orthostatic change) Dynacirc Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Israpidine Isuprel

Calcium antagonist Bronchodilator

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Medication Itraconazole Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for superficial fungal infection. Defer if for systemic (generalized) infection. Evaluate underlying condition (See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director). Avodate, Dutasteride, Dutas, Duprost, Dutagen, Durize, Veltride Defer for 6 months after last dose of medication. Note Anti-fungal

IVIG

IV Immune globulin

Jalyn

Used for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with enlarged prostate. Potential fetal anomaly to male fetus. Tricyclic Anti-depressant Treatment of type II diabetes Approved for birth control/oral contraceptive Electrolyte replacement Antibiotic

Janimine Januvia

Accept. Accept.

Jolessa

Accept.

Kadalex Kafocin

Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Kantrex Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. If for TB, defer until off medication and disease inactive. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. If for TB, defer until off medication and disease inactive. Accept. Accept if symptom free. Accept. Accept if symptom free.

Kanamycin

Antibiotic

Kantrex

Kanamycin

Antibiotic

Kaochlor Kaolin Kaon Kaopectate

Electrolyte replacement Anti-diarrheal Electrolyte replacement Anti-diarrheal

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Medication Kappadione Alternate Name Acceptability Evaluate underlying condition (See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer if donor has chronic liver failure or cirrhosis. Permanent deferral if liver disease is due to HBV, HCV, or cause is unknown. K-Dur Keflex Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IM or IV, defer one week. Defer 1 week. Accept. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM Kenalog Keppra Accept. Evaluate reason for taking supplement and refer to appropriate medical condition Accept. Corticosteroid Used for Seizures/Epilepsy Potassium Supplement Antibiotic Note Vitamin K

Karaya Gum Kasof Kato Kay Ciel Kayexalate

Laxative Laxative Electrolyte replacement Electrolyte replacement Potassium binding resin

Keflin Keftab

Antibiotic Antibiotic

Kefzol Kemadrin Kenacort

Antibiotic Anti-Parkinson’s Corticosteroid

Kerlone

Anti-hypertensive, Beta blocker Bile salt

Ketochol

Accept.

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Medication Ketocholanic Acid Ketoconazole Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Ketoprofen Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours Ketrolac Kinesed Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if for superficial fungal infection. Defer if for systemic generalized infection. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Permanent deferral Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Evaluate reason for taking supplement and refer to appropriate medical conditon or consult Medical Director Accept. Accept. Permanent deferral if hemophilia B; otherwise, defer12 months. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms. Revised Date 14-Mar-12 BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Page 114 of 227 Topical anti-inflammatory Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Sulfonamide with Antibacterial activity Non-steroidal antiinflammatory medication Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Bile salt Anti-fungal

Klaron Lotion

Klonopin K-Lor, K-Lyte, K-Lyte/Cl Klor-Con Klorvess Koate Kolantyl

Anti-convulsant Electrolyte replacement Electrolyte replacement Electrolyte replacement Antihemophilic Factor Antacid

Konakion

Vitamin K

Kondremul Konsyl Konyne

Laxative Laxative Factor IX

Krafthist-GR

Antihistamine

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Medication Kudrox Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept evaluate skin condition being treated. Accept. Accept. Accept but not if medication associated with chemotherapy. Accept. Accept. Accept if site is free of lesions. Accept. Note Antacid

Kutrapressin

Liver derivative

Ku-Zyme HP Kwell Kytril

Enzyme replacement Scabicide Anti-emetic

L.A. Formula Labetalol Lac-hydrin Lactaid

Laxative Anti-hypertensive Anti-psoriatic Enzyme for lactose intolerance Anti-diarrheal Anti-diarrheal Laxative

Lactinex Lactobacillus Cultures Lactulose

Accept if symptom free. Accept if symptom free. Defer if donor has chronic liver failure or cirrhosis. Permanent deferral if liver disease is due to HBV, HCV, or cause is unknown. Otherwise, Accept.

Lamictal Lamine

Lamotrigine

Accept. Accept as Anti-emetic. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Anti-epileptic Antihistamine, Anti-emetic

Lamisil Lamotrigine Lamprene Lanoxin Revised Date 14-Mar-12 BPL 12-01 Lamictal

Accept. Accept. Permanent deferral Permanent deferral BPL Date 14-Mar-12

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Medication Lantoside C Lantus (Synthetic Insulin) Alternate Name Acceptability Permanent deferral Accept if dosage controlled and stable Mefloquine Defer 1 year if in malarial area, defer for 3 years if used to treat acute malaria infection, otherwise, Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for hypertension and underlying condition is not cause for deferral.. Xalatan Boniva Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Ledercillin Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne. Arava Permanent deferral Antibiotic Note Cardiac Glycoside Anti-hypoglycemic

Lariam

Anti-malarial

Larodopa Larotid

Anti-Parkinson’s Antibiotic

Lasix

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic

Latanoprost Eye Drops Lbandronate Lederade Sequels

Treatment of glaucoma For osteoporosis Decongestant, antihistamine

Ledermycin

Antibiotic

Leflunomide

Used to treat active rheumatoid arthritis. Anti-hypertensive

Lemiserp

Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept if dosage controlled and stable. Accept if not abuser.

Lente Iletin, Lente Insulin

Hypoglycemic

Leritine

Narcotic, analgesic

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Medication Lescol Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Cholesterol lowering agent. Thyroid replacement Corrects anti-folate effect of methotrexate Anti-neoplastic

Letter. Leucovorin

Accept. Permanent deferral

Leukeran

Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept.

Leukic Leuprolide

Muscle builds supplement

If for cancer, requires Medical GRH agent used for Director approval. Otherwise, prostate cancer patients evaluate underlying condition. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Defer 1 week if for worms; otherwise, permanent deferral. Bronchodilator

Levalbuterol

Levamisole

Anti-helminthic, immunomodulator, antirheumatoid Broadspectrum Antibiotic

Levaquin

Levofloxacin

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept.

Levatol

Adrenergic Receptor Antagonist Used for peptic ulcer Diabetes For erectile dysfunction Approved oral contraceptive Monophasic oral contraceptive Carnitine replacement

Levbid Levemir Levitra Levlen

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept.

Levlite

Accept.

Levocarnitine

Accept.

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Medication Levodopa Alternate Name Stalevo, Carbidopa, Entacapone Acceptability Permanent Deferral Note Used for treatment of Parkinson's Narcotic, analgesic Broadspectrum Antibiotic

Levo-Dromoran Levofloxacin

Accept if not abuser. Defer 72 hours after course completion and until asymptomatic. Levaquin Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well.tomatic. Accept. Alesse Accept Accept. Norepinephrine Bitartrate Permanent Deferral

Levofloxacin

Broadspectrum Antibiotic

Levoid Levonorgestrel Levopa Levophed

Thyroid replacement Contraceptive Anti-Parkinson’s Used to restore B/P in acute or profound hypotension. Approved oral contraceptive Narcotic, analgesic Lipid control agent Thyroid replacement Thyroid replacement Treatment as a thyroid replacement Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Anti-depressive. Anti-hypertensive Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Psychotropic

Levora

Accept

Levorphanol Levostat Levothroid Levothyroxine Levoxyl

Accept if not abuser. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept

Levsin

Anaspaz, Levsinex

Accept if ulcer disease and pain free. Accept if ulcer desease and pain free. Accept Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept.

Levsinex

Anaspaz, Levsin

Lexapro Lexxel Librax

Escitalopram Oxalate

Libritabs

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Medication Librium Lidex Lidocaine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Evaluate underlying condition (See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director). Note Tranquilizer Topical steroid Local anesthetic, antiarrhythmic, relieve symptoms of skin inflammation. Local anesthetic, antiarrhythmic, relieve symptoms of skin inflammation. Anti-psychotic

Lidoderm Patch

Evaluate underlying condition (See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director).

Lidone

Accept if donor mentally and legally responsible. Accept.

Limbitrol

Anti-depressant, tranquilizer Antibiotic

Lincocin

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept.

Lincomycin

Antibiotic

Lindane Linezolid

Scabicide Antibiotic

Lioresal Liothyronine Liotrix Lipitor Lipitrol

Muscle relaxant Thyroid replacement Thyroid replacement Anti-lipemic Over-the-counter weight loss compound Weight loss/dietary supplement Anticoagulant

Lipo 6

Accept

Lipo-Hepin

Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication.

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Medication Lipo-Lutin Lipo-Nicin Liquaemin Sodium Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Accept. Accept. Fluorometholone Ophthalmic Accept if used to treat eye injury or surgery (i.e. PRK). Temporarily defer if used to treat eye infections or cancer. Liquiprim Liquiprin Accept Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Lisacort Defer 72 hours if P.O. and IM. Accept if used as topical and intra-articular. Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate Lisinopril Lisinopril Lithane Accept Accept if for hypertension. Accept if for hypertension. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Treatment for ADHD Anti-hypertensive ACE inhibitor Anti-mania Corticosteroid Acetaminophen (liquid) Analgesic, Anti-pyretic Note Hormone Vasodilator Anticoagulant

Liquamar

Anticoagulant

Liqui-Cee Liquid Petrolatum Liquifilm

Vitamin C Laxative Steroidal eye drop

Lithionate

Anti-mania

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Medication Lithium Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept as long as psychiatric illness well controlled. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. Lodrane Accept if take for allergies Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Loestrin Loestrin Fe Accept. Accept. Oral contraceptive Monophasic oral contraceptive Anti-diarrheal Anti-neoplastic Antihistamine Note Anti-mania

Lithium Carbonate

Antipsychotic agent

Lithobid

Anti-mania

Lithonate

Anti-mania

L-Methylfolate Tablets Lo/Ovral Lodine

Anti-depressant Oral contraceptive Non-steroidal antiinflammatory medication

Lomotil Lomustine

Accept if symptom free. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Conditions List/Medical Director. Accept. Accept if symptom free. Accept.

Loniten Loperamide Lopid

Anti-hypertensive Anti-diarrheal Anti-hyperlipidemic

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Medication Lopressor Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for angina. Loprox Accept if venipuncture site is clean and asymptomatic. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Lorazepam Lorcet Lorelco Loridine Accept. Accept if not an abuser. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if not abuser. Accept. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease. Lotrel Lotrimin Lotrisone Accept if for hypertension. Accept. Defer 72 hours after use completed if IV, IM or PO, otherwise, Accept. Alosetron Accept ACE Inhibitor Topical Anti-fungal Corticosteroid Antiinflammatory Tranquilizer Narcotic analgesic Anti-hyperlipidemic Antibiotic Anti-fungal Note Anti-anginal, Antihypertensive

Lopurin Loratadine

Uricosuric agent Allergic rhinitis

Lortab Losartan Lotensin

Narcotic analgesic Anti-hypertensive ACE Inhibitor. Antihypertensive

Lotronex

Approved for treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) Lipid control agent Cholesterol Lowering Agent

Lovastatin Lovaza

Accept. Accept

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Medication Loxapine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if for hypertension. Accept if one or two incident experimentation. Permanent deferral if chronic user. Accept. Accept. Note Anti-psychotic

Loxitane

Anti-psychotic

Lozol LSD

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Psychotogenic

L-Throxin L-Tyrosine

Thyroid replacement Anti-depressant. Treatment for narcolepsy Irritable Bowl Syndrome Anti-depressant Bronchodilator

Lubiprostone Ludiomil Lufyllin

Amitiza

Accept Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept. Accept. Permanent deferral if for cancer. Otherwise, evaluate underlying condition.

Lumigan Luminal Lunesta Lupron

Glaucoma Sedative Treatment of insomnia Synthetic hormone agent (GRH) used for prostate cancer patients Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor. Used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder Anti-diuretic hormone Neuropathy, neuralgia medication and antiepileptic

Luvox

Fluvoxamine

Accept.

Lypressin Lyrica Pregabalin

Permanent deferral Accept for neuralgia. Accept if no seizures in last 6 months.

Lysodren Maalox

Permanent deferral Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free.

Anti-neoplastic Antacid

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Medication Macrobid Alternate Name Nitrofurantoin Acceptability Defer for 72 hours after completion of medication. Accept if for prophylactic use. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Madelamine Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Magnaprin Arthritis Strength Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Magnesium Carbonate Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Antacid ASA containing analgesic Anti-bacterial Note Antibiotic

Macrodantin

Antibiotic

Magan Magcyl Magnaprin

Anti-arthritic Laxative ASA containing analgesic

Magnesium Citrate Magnesium Gluconate Magnesium Hydroxide

Laxative Mineral supplement Antacid

Magnesium Oxide

Antacid

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Medication Magnesium Phosphate Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer until off medication and free of symptoms. Defer until off medication and free of symptoms. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Note Antacid

Magnesium Salicylate Magnesium Sulfate Magnesium Trisilicate

Anti-arthritic Laxative Antacid

Malcotran

Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Laxative Anti-bacterial

Maltsupex Mandacon

Mandelets

Anti-bacterial

Mannex

Anti-anginal

Mannitol Hexanitrate

Anti-anginal

Mansil

Anti-helminthic

Maolate Maprotiline Marax

Muscle relaxant Anti-depressant Bronchodilator

Marezine

Antihistamine

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Medication Margesic Compound No 65 Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Marijuana Accept if not under the influence. Permanent deferral. Street medication Note ASA containing analgesic

Marinol

Treats anorexia present in AIDS ASA containing analgesic

Marnal

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Marplan

Defer 72 hours.

Anti-depressant, ganglionic blocking agent Sedative/hypnotic Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Anti-neoplastic

Maso-Bemate Matropinal

Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease.

Matulane

Mavik

Anti-hypertensive, ACE inhibitor

Maxair Autoinhaler

Accept if asthma controlled.

Asthma / Bronchospasm

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Medication Maxalt Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if not having symptoms of migraine. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Maximum Strength Arthritis Anacin Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Maxitrate Defer until off medication and symptom free. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Mebaral Mebendazole Accept. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Anti-convulsant, sedative Anti-helminthic Anti-anginal ASA containing analgesic Note Anti-migraine

Maxibolin Maximum Bayer

Hormone ASA containing analgesic

Maxzide Mazindol Measurin

Anti-hypertensive Anorexiant Analgesic, Anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory, ASA

Mebroin

Anti-convulsant

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Medication Mecamylamine Mecaptopurine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Meclofenamate Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. Meclomen Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. Mediatric Medihaler-Epi Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. Medral Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours, if P.O. or IM. Bronchodilator Hormone, vitamin Bronchodilator Non-steroidal antiinflammatory Non-steroidal antiinflammatory Note Anti-hypertensive Anti-neoplastic

Meclan Meclizine

Topical antibiotic Antihistamine

Medihaler-Iso

Bronchodilator

Medipren

Non-steroidal antiinflammatory agent

Medrol

Corticosteroid

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Medication Medroxyprogesterone Alternate Name Acceptability If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval; otherwise, Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Mefloquine Lariam, Laricam Defer 1 year if in malarial area, defer for 3 years if used to treat acute malaria infection, otherwise, Accept. If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval; otherwise, Accept. If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval; otherwise, Accept. Accept if for sleep disorder. Permanent deferral if for cancer treatment. Mellaril Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept. Defer platelet pheresis donors for 72 hours. Melphalan Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Menadione Menadiol Evaluate underlying condition. Evaluate underlying condition. Accept. Anti-neoplastic Anti-psychotic, tranquilizer NSAID Note Hormone

Mefenamic Acid

Non-steroidal antiinflammatory, analgesic, anti-pyretic

Anti-malarial

Megace

Anti-neoplastic/hormone

Megestrol

Anti-neoplastic/hormone

Melatonin

Exogenous hormone replacement

Meloxicam

Menadiol Menadione, Menadiol Menagen

Vitamin K Vitamin K Hormone

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Medication Menest Menotropins Menrium Mentabal Mepenzolate Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if not abuser. Accept if not abuser. Accept. Accept. Evaluate underlying condition. Betapar Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM; otherwise Accept. Accept if not abuser. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Mepro Compound Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Meprobamate Accept if not abuser. Sedative/hypnotic ASA containing analgesic Note Hormone Gonadotropin Hormone/tranquilizer Anti-convulsant/sedative Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Narcotic, analgesic Narcotic, analgesic Anti-convulsant, sedative Anti-convulsant, sedative Vitamin K Corticosteroid Antiinflammatory Sedative/hypnotic ASA containing analgesic

Mepergan Fortis Meperidine Mephobarbital Mephoral Mephyton Meprednisone

Mepriam Mepro Aspirin

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Medication Meprobromate Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Meprocarbomal Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Meprocon Meprospan Mercaptopurine Accept if not abuser. Accept if not abuser. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept. Accept if inflammatory bowel disease is under control. Defer if for Crohn's Disease. Mesantoin Mesopin Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Permanent deferral Anti-convulsant Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Phenothiazide tranquilizer Sedative/hypnotic Sedative/hypnotic Anti-neoplastic ASA containing analgesic Note ASA containing analgesic

Meridia Mesalamine

Appetite suppressant Anti-inflammatory enema

Mesoridazine

Mestinon

Anti-cholinesterase

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Medication Metabo Ultra Max Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Over the counter thermogenic based weight loss medication CNS stimulant. Attention deficit disorder Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Laxative Hormone

Metadate

Concerta, Methylphenidate

Accept.

Metahydrin Metamucil Metandren

Accept. Accept. Defer if for cancer; otherwise, Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept be alert for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept.

Metaprel

Bronchodilator

Metatensin

Anti-hypertensive

Metaxalone

Muscle relaxant (may elevate liver function tests) Oral hypoglycemic Antibiotic

Metformin Methacycline

Accept. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Methadone Methamphetamine Methandrostenolone Methazolamide Methdilazine

Accept if not abuser. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Narcotic, analgesic Anorexiant Anabolic steroid Anti-glaucoma Antihistamine

Methenamine

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 6 weeks after use.

Anti-bacterial

Methergine

Uterine stimulant

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Medication Methicillin Methimazole Methixene Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 1 week, if IV or IM use. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept. Note Antibiotic Anti-thyroid Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Sedative/hypnotic Sedative/hypnotic Anti-neoplastic

Metho-500 Methocarbamol Methosarb

Methotrexate

Anti-neoplastic

Methoxsalen

Repigmentation medication Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-neoplastic

Methscopolamine

Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept. Defer 6 weeks after use.

Methyclothiazide Methyl CCNU

Methylcellulose Methylergonovine

Laxative Uterine Stimulant

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Medication Methylodopa Methylphenidate Concerta, Metadate Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Note Anti-hypertensive CNS Stimulant. Attention deficit disorder. Corticosteroid

Methylprednisolone

Accept if used as topical of intra-articular. Defer 72 hours, if PO. or IM.

Methyltestosterone

Defer if for aplastic anemia. If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval; otherwise, Accept.

Anabolic steroid

Methyprylon Methysergide Meticortelone

Accept. Accept. Accept if used as topical of intra-articular. Defer 72 hours, if PO. or IM.

Sedative/hypnotic Ergot alkaloid Corticosteroid

Meticorten

Accept if used as topical of intra-articular. Defer 72 hours, if PO. or IM.

Corticosteroid

Metoclopramide

Accept, but not if also getting anti-cancer chemotherapy.

Gastric stimulant, Antiemetic often used for nausea secondary to chemotherapy Anti-hypertensive diuretic Anti-hypertensive, beta blocking agent

Metolazone Metoprolol Toprol XL

Accept. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for angina.

Metreton

Accept if used as topical of intra-articular. Defer 72 hours, if PO. or IM.

Corticosteroid

Metrocream Cream

Metronidazole, Metrogel

If for vaginitis: defer until treatment is complete and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours for everything else.

Rosacea

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Medication Metrogel Alternate Name Metrocrean Cream, Metronizadole Cream Acceptability If for vaginitis: defer until treatment is complete and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours for everything else. Metronidazole Cream Metrogel, Metrocrean Cream If for vaginitis: defer until treatment is complete and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours for everything else. Metronidazole Oral Flagyl If for vaginitis: defer until treatment is complete and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours for everything else. Mevacor Mexiletine Accept. Defer until off medication and free of symptoms. Defer until off medication and free of symptoms. Accept. Cholesterol lowering agent Anti-arrhythmic Anti-Microbial Rosacea Note Rosacea

Mexitil

Anti-arrhythmic

Miacalcin

Nasal spray (for osteoporosis) Angiotensin II Receptor antagonist, Antihypertensive and cardiovascular medication Anti-fungal

Micardis

Accept.

Micatin

Accept if used as topical. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well.

Miconazole

Accept if used as topical. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well.

Anti-fungal

Miconazole Nitrate Cream

Accept if for vaginitis.

Treatment of vulvovaginal candidiasis

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Medication Micrainin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Micro-K10 Micronase Micronefrin Accept. Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Midol for Cramps Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. ASA containing analgesic Potassium replacement Oral hypoglycemic Bronchodilator Note Analgesic, hypnotic/sedative

Micronor Midamor Midazolam hydrochloride Midol Caplets

Oral contraceptive Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Sedative ASA containing analgesic

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Medication Midrin Alternate Name Acceptability Note

Accept if taken for allergies or Analgesic, ASA (migraine if migraine headache criteria is headache) met. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Milk of Magnesia

Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free.

Laxative, antacid

Milkinol Milpath

Laxative Anti-spasmodic/anticholinergic hypnotic/sedative Hormones, hypnotic/sedative Hypnotic/sedative Anti-anginal

Milprem

Accept.

Miltown Miltrate

Accept. Defer until off medication and symptom free. Evaluate underlying condition. Accept. Accept. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease.

Mineral Oil Minipress Minizide

Laxative Anti-hypertensive Anti-hypertensive, diuretic

Minocin

Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Antibiotic

Minocycline

Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well.

Antibiotic

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Medication Minoxidil Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Anti-hypertensive and topical to promote hair growth Anti-helminthic

Mintezol

Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Accept Accept if for restless leg syndrome. Defer if for Parkinson’s Disease.

Miradon

Anticoagulant

MiraLax Mirapex

Laxative Treatment for severe Parkinson's Disease and restless leg syndrome

Miraphen PSE

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Decongestant

Mirtazapine

Accept if underlying condition controlled. Accept if 4 hours since last dose. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director.

Anti-depressant

Misoprostol

Anti-ulcer agent

Mitomycin

Anti-neoplastic

Mitotane

Anti-neoplastic

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Medication Mitrolan Mivacron Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer for 10 days after medication administered. Note Laxative Short acting neuromuscular blocker, IV medication Vaccine: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Virus Live Anti-psychotic

M-M-R II

Defer 4 weeks (for rubella).

Moban

Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept. Defer platelet pheresis donors for 72 hours.

Mobic

Osteoarthritis NSAID

Mobidin Modane Moderil

Accept if arthritis is inactive. Accept. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept. Acceptable if donor is awake, thinking clearly, and can concentrate. Accept. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Anti-arthritic Laxative Anti-hypertensive

Modicon Modofinil

Oral contraceptive Narcolepsy

Moduretic Molindone

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-psychotic

Mol-Iron Momentum

Hematinic ASA containing analgesic

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Medication Momentum Muscular Backache Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets Mometasone furoate inhaler Monistat Asthmanex Accept. Accept if used as topical. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. MonoNessa Monopril Accept Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease. Montelukast Singulair Accept Prophylaxis and treatment for chronic asthma Narcotic, analgesic. See also Singulair Non-steroidal antiinflammatory Oral Contraceptive ACE Inhibitor. Antihypertensive Prevent asthma attacks Anti-fungal Note ASA containing analgesic

Morphine Montelukast

Accept if not abuser.

Motrin

Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Moxalactam

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Avelox Accept 72 hours after last dose, if asymptomatic Accept if 24hrs has lapsed since administration. Accept.

Antibiotic

Moxifloxacin

Antibiotic

MRI Contrast Agents

Used in radiological studies Laxative

Mucilose

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Medication Mucinex Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Mucomyst Defer until off medication and underlying condition resolved. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept Accept. Bactroban cream/ointment Accept. Accept Accept. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Defer until off medication and disease free. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Permanent deferral. Vitamins Topical antibiotic Artificial tears/eye drops For erectile dysfunction Anti-neoplastic Mucolytic agent Note Expectorant

Mudrane

Bronchodilator

Multifuge

Anti-helminthic

Multivitamins Mulvidren Mupirocin Muro Muse Mutamycine

Myambutol

Anti-tuberculosis

Mycelex Mychel

Topical Anti-fungal Antibiotic

Mycobutin

Prevents Mycobacterium avium complex in HIV patients Defer for unlying medical conditon.

Mycophenolate Mofetil

Myfortic

Defer for 4 days after completing medication.

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Medication Mycostatin Myfortic Mycophenolate Mofetil Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer for 4 days after completing medication. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Myochrysine Myotonachol Mysoline Mysteclin-F Accept if arthritis is inactive. Accept. Accept. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Permanent deferral Accept. Accept. No plateletpheresis deferral. (No anti-platelet effect). Anti-rheumatic Cholinomimetic Anti-convulsant Antibiotic, Anti-fungal Note Topical Anti-fungal Defer for underlying medical condition. Antacid

Mylanta

Myleran

Anti-neoplastic

Mylicon My-Luck Effervescent Tablet

Antiflatulent ASA containing analgesic

Mytelase Mytrex Nabumetone

Anti-cholinesterase Topical Anti-fungal Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

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Medication Nadolol Alternate Name Acceptability Defer if for angina (permanent deferral) or arrhythmia (defer while on medication). Otherwise, Accept. Accept. Note Anti-anginal, Antihypertensive, antiarrhythmic, Anti-migraine

Nafarelin

Use in managing endometriosis Narcotic, analgesic Antihistamine, decongestant

Nalbuphine Naldecon

Accept if not abuser. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Nalfon

Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Anti-inflammatory

Nalidixic Acid

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if not abuser. Defer if for renal disease Accept

Anti-bacterial

Naltrexone Nandrolone Nano Vapor

Narcotic analgesic Anabolic steroid. Exercise/workout supplement Non-steroidal eye drop Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

Naphcon Naprosyn

Accept Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Naproxen

Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

Naqua Naquival

Accept. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes.

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-hypertensive

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Medication Naratriptan HCL Alternate Name Amerge Acceptability Accept if asymptomatic for 24 hours. Note Therapy for migraine headache. (5hydroxytryptamine receptor antagonist) Ganglionic blocking agent, Anti-depressant Nasal spray for allergic rhinitis Bronchial asthma, bronchospasm, allergic rhinitis Topical steroid Vitamin B12 Nasal spray Vitamins Ophthalmic Anti-fungal Vitamins Ophthalmic Anti-fungal Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-psychotic, tranquilizer Oral Contraceptive Anti-bacterial

Nardil

Defer 72 hours.

Nasacort

Accept.

Nasalcrom

Accept.

Nasalide Nascobal Nasonex Natabec Natacyn Natalins Natamycin Naturetin Navane Mometasone

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if not abuser. Accept.

Necon NegGram

Nembutal Neocholan

Sedative Bile salt

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Medication Neogesic Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Neoloid Neostigmine Accept. Permanent deferral Laxative Anti-cholinesterase (for myasthenia gravis) Vasoconstrictor, bronchodilator Bronchodilator Note ASA containing analgesic

Neo-Synephrine

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept if given for granulocyte or PBSC donation. Defer if given for autoimmune neutropenia. Defer based on type of cancer if given for cancer treatment,

Neothylline

Neotrizine

Antibiotic

Neptazane Neupogen

Anti-glaucoma Granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF)

Neurontin Neutra-Phos Neutropin

Accept. Accept. Accept.

Anti-convulsant Laxative Recombinant Growth Hormone Opthalmic suspension for cataract surgery pain For the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease Vasodilator, vitamin, Antihyperlipidemic

Nevanac

Accept.

Nexium

Accept

Niacin

Niacinamide, Nialex

Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes.

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Medication Niamid Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed. Accept Note Ganglionic blocking agent, Anti-depressant Niacin used for cholesterol reduction Anti-anginal, antihypertensive

Niaspan

Nicardipine

Cardene

Defer if for angina. Accept if for hypertension. Watch for orthostatic pressure changes.

Nico-400

Nicobid, Nicolar

Accept Watch for orthostatic pressure changes.

Vasodilator, Vitamin, Antihyperlipidemic

Nicobid

Nico-400, Nicolar

Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept.

Vasodilator, vitamin, antihyperlipidemic Transdermal nicotine. Aid to smoking cessation Vasodilator, Vitamin, Antihyperlipidemic

Nicoderm

Nicolar

Nicobid, Nico-400

Accept Watch for orthostatic pressure changes

Niconyl

Accept if for prophylaxis. Defer until off medication and well.

Anti-tuberculosis

Nicotinamide

Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept. Accept if for esophageal achalasia, migraine or hypertension; otherwise, defer. Accept.

Vasodilator, vitamin, Antihyperlipidemic Vasodilator, vitamin, Antihyperlipidemic Vasodilator (weak) Anti-anginal, calcium channel blocker

Nicotinic Acid

Nicotinyl Alcohol Nifedipine

Niferex

Hematinic

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Medication Night-Time Effervescent Tab Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Nilstat Nimodipine Nimotop Accept. Defer if donor has subarachnoid hemorrhage or aneurysm. Other uses may be acceptable. Evaluate underlying condition(See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director). Watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Nimotop Nimodipine Defer if donor has subarachnoid hemorrhage or aneurysm. Other uses may be acceptables. Evaluate underlying condition (See 'Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director). Watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Niridazole Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if not abuser. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if not used in the last 6 months. Defer until off medication and free of symptoms. Defer until off medication and free of symptoms. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Anti-helminthic Calcium Channel Blocker Topical Anti-fungal Calcium Channel Blocker Note ASA containing analgesic

Nisentil Nitrex

Narcotic, analgesic Antibiotic

Nitro Dur Patch

Angina Pectoris

Nitro-Bid

Anti-anginal

Nitrocap, Nitrodisc

Anti-anginal

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Medication Nitrofor Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Macrobid Defer for 72 hours after completion of medication and donor feels well. Accept. Nitroglyn, Nitrol, Nitrong, Nitrospan, Nitrostat Defer until off medication and free of symptoms. Accept if not used in the last 6 months. Accept. Note Antibiotic

Nitrofurantoin

Antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections.

Nitrofurazone Nitroglycerin

Topical antibiotic Anti-anginal

Nitroquick Tablet

Angina Pectoris

Nitrotech

Over the counter bodybuilding supplement Anti-ulcer agent Anti-fungal

Nizatidine Nizoral

Accept if ulcer disease inactive. Accept if for fungal infections of skin or nail beds. Defer if for systemic (generalized) infection.

No Doz Noctec Nodaline

Accept. Accept. Accept if not abuser. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Stimulant Hypnotic/sedative Analgesic

Nolamine

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine, decongestant

Nolex

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Decongestant, expectorant.

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Medication Noludar Nolvadex Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept. Levophed Permanent Deferral Note Hypnotic/sedative Anti-neoplastic

Nor Q.D. Norepinephrine Bitartrate

Oral contraceptive Used to restore B/P in acute of profound hypotension. Oral contraceptive Analgesic

Norethindrone Norflex

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Norfloxacin

Defer until 72 hours after course completed and patient feels well. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Antibiotic

Norgesic

Analgesic, Anti-pyretic, ASA

Norgesic Forte

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

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Medication Norinyl Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Monophasic oral contraceptive Bronchodilator

Norisodrine

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer until 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Defer until off medication and free of symptoms. Accept. Do not apply BP cuff or tourniquet to arm used for implant device. Accept. Accept. Amlodipine, Caduet, Atorvastatin Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for angina.

Norlestrin Norlutate Normodyne Noroxin

Oral contraceptive Oral contraceptive Anti-hypertensive Antibiotic

Noroxine Norpace

Thyroid replacement Anti-arrhythmic

Norplant

Contraceptive

Norpramin Nortriptyline Norvasc

Tricyclic Anti-depressant Tricyclic Anti-depressant Calcium channel blocker, Anti-hypertensive, antianginal. ASA containing analgesic

Norwich

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

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Medication Norwich Extra-Strength Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Novacaine Accept depending on reason for use. Consult Medical Conditions list or consult Medical Director. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Novahistine Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Novatrin Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if dosage controlled and stable. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. NPH Iletin, NPH Insulin Accept if dosage controlled and stable. Accept unless bovine. Permanent deferral if bovine Revised Date 14-Mar-12 BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Page 151 of 227 Hypoglycemic Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Hypoglycemic Antihistamine Local anesthetic Note ASA containing analgesic

Novafed

Decongestant, antihistamine

Novolin Insulin

Novrad

ASA containing analgesic

NPH Insulin

For Diabetes Mellitis I and II

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Medication Nubain Nuprin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if not abuser. Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours . NuvaRing Etonogestrel, Ethinyl Estradiol Vaginal Ring Accept Birth Control Note Narcotic, analgesic Anti-inflammatory, analgesic

Nydrazid

Defer until course of medication completed and disease inactive. Arlidin Accept Watch for orthostatic pressure changes.

Anti-tuberculosis

Nylidrin

Vasodilator, vasorelaxant

Nyquil

Accept

Ensure donor has not had signs/symptoms of cold or fever for past 72 hrs. Topical Anti-fungal Topical Anti-fungal Amphetamine Anorexiant Anorexiant

Nystaform Nystatin Obedrin-LA Obetrol Obotan Octreotide Ocuvite

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer indefinitely Accept.

Zinc with vitamins & minerals Antibiotic

Ofloxacin

Defer 72 hours after completion and donor feels well. Accept. Zypreta Accept.

Ogen Olanzaprine

Hormone Anti-psychotic. Psychotropic agent Hypertension

Olmesartan Medoxomil/Hydrochlorothia zide

Benicar/Benicar HCT

Accept.

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Medication Olsalazine Alternate Name Acceptability No. Note Anti-inflammatory for ulcerative colitis Dietary Supplement Anti-ulcer agent

Omega 3 Omeprazole

Fish oil, Flaxseed oil

Accept Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Omnicef

Antibiotic

OmniHIB

Accept immediately if symptom-free.

Vaccine: Sterile conjugate of Haemophilus B and diphtheria protein Antibiotic

Omnipen

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

On Cycle Optimine

Supplement Antihistamine

Optivar

Azelastine ophthalmic

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Ophthalmic Antihistamine

Orap Orasone

Accept. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Anti-depressant Corticosteroid

Oratrol Oretic Oreticyl

Accept. Accept. Accept.

Anti-glaucoma Diuretic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic

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Medication Oreton Alternate Name Acceptability Defer if taken for aplastic anemia. If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval; otherwise, Accept. Organden Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Orinase Ornade Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Orprine Ortho Evra Patch Ortho Tri-cyclen Ortho-Cept Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Sedative, Anti-convulsant Contraceptive Oral contraceptive Monophasic oral contraceptive Oral contraceptive Oral contraceptive Non-steroidal antiinflammatory agent Oral hypoglycemic Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Muscle relaxant ASA containing analgesic Expectorant Note Androgen

Orphenadrine Orphenadrine Citrate with Asprin

Ortho-Cyclen Ortho-Novum Orudis

Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

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Medication Oruvail Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. Os-Cal Mone Oseltamivir Tamiflu Accept. Vitamin, hormone Note Non-steroidal antiinflammatory agent

Defer until course of treatment Anti-viral agent is complete and symptom free for at least 72 hours. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. Corticosteroid

Ostone

O-V Statin Ovcon Ovral Ovrette Ovulen Oxabid

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Bactocill Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours.

Topical Anti-fungal Oral contraceptive Oral contraceptive Oral contraceptive Oral contraceptive Antacid

Oxacillin

Antibiotic

Oxacillin

Antibiotic

Oxalid Oxaminquine

Anti-inflammatory Anti-helminthic

Oxandrolone Oxaprozin

Anabolic steroid Non steroidal antiinflammatory

Oxazapam

Accept.

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Medication Oxazolid Oxcarbazepine Oxolinic Acid Trileptal Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if arthritis inactive. Permanent deferral Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Note Anti-inflammatory May cause birth defects. Antibiotic

Oxsoralen

Repigmentation medication Bronchodilator

Oxtriphylline

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept.

Oxybutynin

Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Narcotic agonist analgesics Decongestant

Oxycodone Oxymetazoline

Accept if not abuser. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Oxymetholone

Defer if renal disease; otherwise Accept. Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Anabolic Steroid

Oxyphenbutazone Oxyphencyclimine

Anti-inflammatory Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Antibiotic

Oxytetraclor, Oxytetracycline

P-200 Pabalate

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Vasodilator Analgesic

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Medication P-A-C Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Pagitane Pain Reliever Tablets Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Pain-Aid Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms orfever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Palgic-D Accept if asymptomatic for 24 hours. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Pancrease Pancreatin Revised Date 14-Mar-12 BPL 12-01 Accept. Accept. BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Enzyme replacement Enzyme replacement Page 157 of 227 Antihistamine, decongestant Tricyclic Anti-depressant Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Anti-pyretic, analgesic ASA containing analgesic Anti-Parkinson’s ASA containing analgesic Note Analgesic, ASA

Pamelor Pamine

Panadol

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Medication Pancrelipase Panheparin Alternate Name Cotazym Acceptability Refer to Medical Director Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week; Panodynes Analgesic Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Panteric Pantoprazole Protonix Accept. Accept. Enzyme replacement Proton pump inhibitor. Use to treat Gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease Proton pump inhibitor. Use to treat Gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease Anticoagulant ASA containing analgesic Note Enzyme replacement Anticoagulant

Panmycin

Antibiotic

Pantoprazole Sodium

Protonix

Accept.

Panwarfarin

Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Accept unless used for arrhythmia. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Papaverine

Vasodilator

Paracort

Corticosteroid

Paradione Paraflex

Accept. Accept.

Anti-convulsant Muscle relaxant

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Medication Parafon Parafuran Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours. Note Muscle relaxant Antibiotic

Paraglycine

Anti-hypertensive (MAO inhibitor) Anti-convulsant Corticosteroid

Paral, Paraldehyde Paramethasone

Accept. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Parasal

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Analgesic, Anti-pyretic anti-inflammatory

Parda Paregoric

Accept. Accept if symptom free for 3 days. Accept if symptom free. Accept. Accept if symptom free. Accept if for Parkinson’s. Defer if for Pituitary tumors.

Anti-Parkinson’s Anti-diarrheal

Parepectolin Parest Pargel Parlodel

Anti-diarrheal Hypnotic/sedative Anti-diarrheal Anti-Parkinson’s. Dopamine agonist

Parnate

Defer 72 hours.

Anti-depressant (MAO inhibitor) Amebicide

Paromomycin

Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Para-aminosalicyclic Acid Defer until course of medication completed and disease inactive. Accept. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12

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Anti-Parkinson’s Anti-tuberculosis

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Medication Pathibamate Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Note Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic, hypnotic/sedative Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Antibiotic

Pathilon

Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Pavacap, Paverine Accept. Defer if for arrhythmia.

Pathocil

Pavabid,

Vasodilator

Pavacap

Pavabid, Paverine

Accept. Defer if for arrhythmia.

Vasodilator

Paverine

Pavabid, Pavacap

Accept. Defer if for arrhythmia.

Vasodilator

Pax-400 Paxil PBZ Tripelennamine

Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Hypnotic/sedative Anti-depressant Antihistamine

Pc-Cap

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

Pediamycin

Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Antibiotic

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Medication Pediazole Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Pemoline Penapar VK Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Cuprimine, Depen Permanent Deferral Stimulant Antibiotic Note Antibiotic

Penbritin

Antibiotic

Penicillamine

PenicillamineTeratogenic. Indicate for Wilson's disease and severe Rheumatoid arthritis. Antibiotic

Penicillin

Accept for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. If for STD, defer 12 months.

Penntuss Pensyn

Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 1 week. Defer until off medication and free of symptoms. Evaluate underlying condition. Accept if not abuser. Accept for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. If for STD, defer 12 months.

Anti-tussive Antibiotic

Pentacef Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate

Antibiotic

Pentazocine Pentids

Narcotic, analgesic Antibiotic

Pentobarbital

Accept.

Sedative/hypnotic

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Medication Pentoxifylline Pentritol Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer until off medication and symptom free. Evaluate underlying condition. Accept for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. If for STD, defer 12 months. Pepcid Accept if not active ulcer disease. Accept. Anti-ulcer medication Note Anti-claudication Anti-anginal

PenVeeK

Antibiotic

P-Ephrine Eye Drops Phenylephrine) Pepidyne

opthalmic dialator

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

Pepto-Bismol

Accept if symptom free for 3 days. Accept if not abuser. Accept if not abuser. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Anti-diarrheal

Percocet Percodan

Narcotic analgesic Narcotic analgesic, ASA

Percodan-Demi

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

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Medication Percogesic Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Percorten Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IV; Perdiem Pergolide Mesyl Accept. Acceptable if donor does not manifest orthostatic hypotension. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Peri-Colace Perindopril Erbumine Aceon Accept. Accept. Laxative ACE inhibitor, antihypertensive, cardiovascular medication Anti-anginal Laxative Anti-Parkinson Corticosteroid Note Analgesic

Pergonal Periactin

Fertility medication Antihistamine

Peritrate

Defer until off medication and symptom free. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. No platelet collections. Permanent deferral if angina or heart disease. Accept if used as anti-platelet and underlying condition, use is not cause for deferral.

Permitil

Anti-psychotic

Perphenazine

Anti-psychotic

Persantine

Anti-anginal, anti-platelet

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Medication Persistin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Pertofrane Pertussis Immune Globulin Petrogalar Pfizer-E Accept. Accept if feeling well. Accept. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Pfizerpen VK Accept for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. If for STD, defer 12 months. Pharmalgen Phazyme Phelantin Phenacetin A.P.C, Asprin, Caffeine Tablets Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Phenaphen Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets Analgesic, ASA Desensitization biological Anti-gas Anti-convulsant Analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory Antibiotic Tricyclic Anti-depressant Anti-pertussis Laxative Antibiotic Note Analgesic, antiinflammatory

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Medication Phenazodine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if does not have active infection. Defer until infection cleared. Phenazopyridine Accept if no active infection. Defer until infection cleared. Phendimetrazine Phenelzine Phenergan Accept. Accept. Accept as Anti-emetic. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Phenindione Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Accept. Accept. Anticoagulant Anorexiant Anti-depressant Antihistamine, Anti-emetic Urinary analgesic Note Urinary analgesic

Phenmetrazine Phenobarbital

Anorexiant Anti-convulsant, tranquilizer Laxative Anti-Parkinson’s Anti-hypertensive, vasodilator (may cause low pressure or tachycardia on standing) Anticoagulant

Phenolphthalein Phenoxene Phenoxybenzamine

Accept. Accept. Permanent deferral if for pheochromocytoma. Evaluate underlying condition.

Phenprocoumon

Defer pending medical evaluation with cessation of medication. Accept. Permanent deferral if for pheochromocytoma. Accept.

Phentermine Phentolamine

Anorexiant Anti-hypertensive

Phentrol

Anorexiant

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Medication Phenylbutazone Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer platelet apheresis donors 24 hours. Phenylephrine Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Phenylpropanolamine Accept as anorexiant. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Phenytoin Accept as Anti-convulsant. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Phosphates Phospho-Soda Phthalysulfa-thiazole Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Evaluate underlying condition. Accept. Elidel Accept if affected area is not infected or in antecubital area. Accept if for hypertension. Defer while on medication if for arrhythmia. Pioglitazone Pioglitazone HCL Revised Date 14-Mar-12 Actos BPL 12-01 Accept. Accept. BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Oral hypoglycemic Anti-diabetic agent Page 166 of 227 Mineral/laxative Laxative Antibiotic Anti-convulsant, analgesic Anorexiant, decongestant Decongestant Note Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

Phytonadione Pilocarpine Pimecrolimus Topical

Vitamin K Anti-glaucoma agent Used to control symptoms of eczema. Anti-arrhythmic, Antihypertensive

Pinolol

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Medication Piperacetazine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Defer 2 weeks after course complete and patient feels well. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer plateletpheresis donors for 3 days. Pitressin Permanent deferral if taken on regular basis and not as emergency. Accept. Accept. ################ Anti-diuretic hormone Note Anti-psychotic

Piperacillin

Antibiotic

Piperazine

Anti-helminthic

Piroxicam

Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

Placidyl Plantago Seed Plaquenil

Hypnotic Laxative Anti-arthritic, antiinflammatory. Antimalarial Prevent strokes, heart attacks; anti-platelet drug

Plavix

Clopidogrel

Consult Medical Director AABB Standards: Defer 14 days after last dose

Plegine Plendil

Accept. Accept.

Anorexiant Calcium channel blocker. Anti-hypertensive. Treatment of poor circulation in lower extremities Antihistamine

Pletal

Accept

Polaramine

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Poloxamer 188 Polycarbophil

Accept. Accept.

Laxative Laxative

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Medication Polycillin Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV of IM defer 1 week. Accept Note Antibiotic

Polyethyline Glyco Powder for Oral Solutions Polymagma Polymox

Laxative

Accept if symptom free. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Anti-diarrheal Antibiotic

Polymyxin B/Tmp Eye Drops Polythiazide Poly-Vi-Flor, Poly-Vi-Sol Pondimin Ponstel

Ophthalmic / Otic agent Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Vitamin Anorexiant Anti-inflammatory. Analgesic, Anti-pyretic

Portia Potaba Potassium Bicarbonate, Citrate, Chloride, Gluconate Potassium Iodide

Accept Accept. Accept.

Oral contraceptive For systemic anti-fibrosis Potassium replacement

Accept for thyroid. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Expectorant, thyroid agent

Povan

Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well.

Anti-helminthic

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Medication Poxiprin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Pramipexole Accept if used for treatment of Restless Leg Syndrome only. Defer in accordance with medical condition if used for Parkinson or other conditions. Treatment of Type II Diabetes Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Cholesterol lowering agent Sedative, tranquilizer Anti-hypertensive Note ASA containing analgesic

Prandin

Repaglinide

Accept

Prantal

Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease.

Pravachol Prazepam Prazosin

Precomp

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

Precose X Pred-Forte Prednis Prednisal, Prednisolone, Prednisone, Predulose

Accept. Accept. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Anti-hyperglycemic Opthalmic Corticosteroid

Prednisal

Prednisolone, Prednisone, Predulose, Prednis

Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Corticosteroid

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Medication Prednisolone Alternate Name Prednisal, Prednisone, Predulose, Prednis Acceptability Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. Prednisone Prednisal, Prednisolone, Predulose, Prednis Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. Predulose Prednisal, Prednisolone, Prednis, Prednisone Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. Pregabalin Lyrica Accept for neuralgia Accept if no seizure in last six months. Pregnyl Preludin Premarin Prempro Accept. Accept. Accept. If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval; otherwise, Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Presamine Pre-Sate Prevacid Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain free. Accept Tricyclic Anti-depressant Anorexiant Anti-ulcer agent Neuropathy, neuralgia medicaiton and antiepileptic. Corticosteroid Corticosteroid Note Corticosteroid

Gonadotropin Stimulant Hormone Estrogen replacement

Prenicarbate Presalin

Corticosteroid ASA containing analgesic

Prilosec

Anti-ulcer agent

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Medication Primaquine Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 1 year if in malarial zone. If not in malarial zone, Accept. Defer 1 year if in malaria zone. Otherwise, Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for hypertension. Accept if for hypertension. Tolazoline Defer for 4 weeks after last dose Accept Accept Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept. Defer until off medication and symptom free. Defer until off medication and symptom free. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Note Anti-malarial

Primaquine

Anti-malarial

Primatene

Bronchodilator

Primidone Principen

Anti-convulsant Antibiotic

Prinivil Prinzide Priscoline

Anti-hypertensive Anti-hypertensive Vasodilator

Pristig Pristiq Probanthine

Pristiq, Desvenlafaxine Pristig, Desvenlafaxine

Depression Depression Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Uricosuric agent Anti-hyperlipidemic Anti-arrhythmic

Probenecid Probucol Procainamide

Procan

Anti-arrhythmic

Procarbazine

Anti-neoplastic

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Medication Procardia Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for esophageal achalasia, migraine or hypertension. Defer if for angina. Procholorperazine Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept. Anti-psychotic, anti-emetic Note Vasodilator

Procyclidine

Anti-cholinergic, antiParkinson’s Blood factor product (AHF, Factor VIII) Analgesic

Profilate

Permanent deferral

Progesic

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Progestasert Progesterone Proglycem Prograf

Progesterone Progestasert

Accept. Accept. Accept if blood glucose stable. Defer

Hormone Hormone Hyperglycemic Organ rejection prophylaxis Hormone Anti-psychotic

Progynon Proketazine

Accept. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Promapar Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if mentally and legally responsible.

Prolixin

Anti-psychotic

Proloid Proloprim

Thyroid replacement Antibiotic

Promachlor

Anti-psychotic

Promapar

Promachlor

Anti-psychotic

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Medication Promethazine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept as anti-nauseant . Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Prometrium Accept Hormone replacement therapy Hematinic Anti-arrhythmic Note Anti-nausea, antihistamine

Pronemia Pronestyl

Accept. Defer until off medication and symptom free. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Propacil Propadrine

Anti-thyroid agent Decongestant

Propantheline

Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Proscar, Finasteride Defer for 1 month after donor stops taking the medication.

Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Used for benign prostatic hypertrophy. Also used to treat male pattern hair loss. Factor IX complex Analgesic, ASA

Propecia

Proplex Propox 65, Propoxyphene

Permanent deferral Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Propoxyphene

Darvon

Accept if not an abuser.

Narcotic used for relief of moderate to severe pain

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Medication Propoxyphene Compound (various) Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Propranolol Defer if for arrhythmia (defer while on medication), angina (permanent deferral); Accept if for hypertension, migraine. Accept. Accept. Anti-anginal, antiarrhythmic Note ASA containing analgesic

Proprion Gel Propulsid

Topical Anti-fungal Gastric stimulant, Antiemetic Beta 2 stimulator Used to treat hyperthyroidism Used for benign prostatic hypertrophy. Also used to treat male pattern hair loss. Antibiotic

Propylhexedrine Propylthiouracil PTU, 6-n-Propylthiouracil (PROP) Propecia, Finasteride

Accept. Accept.

Proscar

Defer for 1 month after donor stops taking the medication.

Prostaphilin

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Permanent deferral

Prostigmin

Anti-cholinesterase (for myasthenia gravis) Treatment for erectile dysfunction Proton pump inhibitor. Use to treat Gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease Topical tacrolimus (atopic dermatitis) Tricyclic Anti-depressant

ProstinVR

Alprostadil

Accept.

Protonix

Pantoprazole

Accept.

Protopic

Accept.

Protriptyline

Accept.

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Medication Protropin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Growth hormone (recombinant) Bronchodilator

Proventil

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Provera Provigil Prozac Prydon

Hormone Narcolepsy Anti-depressant Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Decongestant

Pseudoephedrine

Pseudomal

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine

Psorcon Psyllium PTU Pulmicort Propythiouracil

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept

Corticosteroid Laxative For hyperthyroidism Treatment of Asthma NOTE: Medical condition for asthma

Pulvules

Vancocin HCl

Defer 2 weeks after course complete and donor feels well Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director.

Antibiotic

Purinethol

Anti-neoplastic

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Medication Purodigin Pyrantel Pamoate Alternate Name Acceptability Permanent deferral Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Defer until disease inactive. Defer 72 hours after course completed. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Pyridium Accept if no infection. Defer if infection not cleared. Pyridostigmine Permanent deferral if for myasthenia gravis. Anti-cholinesterase (for myasthenia gravis). Pyridostigmine is also used to counter chemical warfare agents; may donate if otherwise acceptable Vitamin Antihistamine Urinary analgesic Note Cardiac Glycoside Anti-helminthic

Pyrazinamide Pyrethrin

Anti-tuberculosis Pediculicide

Pyribenzamine

Antihistamine

Pyridoxine Pyrilamine

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Pyrimethamine

Defer 1 year if in malaria zone. Otherwise, Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Anti-malarial

Pyristan

Antihistamine

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Medication Pyrroxate Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Pyrvinium Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if not abuser. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Equazine Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Questran Quetiapine Quibron Seroquel Accept. Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if not in malaria zone or other indication. Defer 1 year if in malarial zone. Defer 1 week after course completed if for giardia infection. Quinaglute Permanent deferral if for heart disease. Defer while on medication if for arrhythmia. Accept for stable hypertension. Accept. Anti-arrhythmic Anti-hyperlipidemic Anti-Psychotic Bronchodilator Anti-helminthic Note Antihistamine, analgesic

Quaalude Quadrinal

Hypnotic/sedative Bronchodilator

Quantum

ASA containing analgesic

Quide

Anti-psychotic

Quinacrine

Anti-malarial, giardiacide

Quinapril Quinethazone

Ace Inhibitor Anti-hypertensive, diuretic

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Medication Quinidex Alternate Name Acceptability Permanent deferral if for heart disease. Defer while on medication if for arrhythmia. Accept refer to arrhythmia in Medical Conditions list. Accept unless travel in a malarial zone. See specific country for deferral period. Accept if asymptomatic. Aciphex Accept if no evidence of bleeding. Defer 1 year if given for rabies exposure (animal bite). If given prophylactically, accept immediately if symptom-free. Radioactive Iodine 123 Standard deferral of 8 weeks post infusion for all radioactive contract media Standard deferral of 8 weeks post infusion for all radioactive contrast media. Accept Anti-thyoid Note Anti-arrhythmic

Quinidine Sulfate

Antiarrhythmic agent

Quinine

Treatment for leg cramps. Anti-malarial

Qvar Rabeprazole

Glucocorticoid Prevention of stomach ulcer bleeding

Rabies Immune Globulin

Radioactive Iodine 131

Anti-thyroid

Raloxifene

Prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. ACE Inhibitor, Antihypertensive

Rampiril

Accept if for hypertension Defer if for heart disease.

Ranexa Ranitidine

Accept Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept Accept. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes.

Chronic Angina Antacid

Ranolazine Raudixin Rau-Sed

Chronic Angina Anti-hypertensive Anti-hypertensive

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Medication Rauwiloid Alternate Name Acceptability Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept. Galantamine Accept If for Alzheimers or dementia, evaluate donor to ensure competence and ability to tolerate procedure. Redux Refresh Eyedrops Regitine Accept. Accept. Permanent deferral if for pheochromocytoma. Accept evaluate medical history. Permanent deferral Note Anti-hypertensive

Rauwolfia Alkaloids

Anti-hypertensive

Rauzide Razadyne/Razadyne ER

Anti-hypertensive Cholinesterase Inhibitor, used to treat mild to moderate dementia of Alzheimer’s type.

Appetite suppressant Artificial tears Anti-hypertensive

Reglan

Anti-emetic, gastric stimulant Anti-cholinesterase (for myasthenia gravis) Anti-hypertensive

Regonal

Regroton

Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept. Accept. No need for plateletpheresis deferral.

Rela Relafen

Sedative/hypnotic Non-steroidal antiinflammatory (no antiplatelet effect)

Relenza

Zanamivir

Defer until course of treatment Flu treatment and is complete and symptom free prevention for at least 72 hours. Accept Used for migraine headache. Anti-depressant Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers

Relpax

Eletriptan

Remeron Remicade Infliximab

Accept. Permanent Deferral if used for Ulcerative Colitis (review medical conditions list). Refer to Medical Director if taken for other reasons.

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Medication Remifemin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept Note Menopausal symptom relief Anti-nausea, antihistamine

Remsed

Accept as anti-nausenat. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Renese Renoquid

Accept if for hypertension. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept Prandin Accept

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Antibiotic

Rentitec Repaglinide

Hypertension Treatment of Type II Diabetes Antibiotic

Repen-VK

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept. Accept. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Reserpoid Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept Accept. Accept if topical. Defer 1 month from last dose if oral.

Repoise Requip Rescinnamine

Tranquilizer Anti-Parkinsonian Anti-hypertensive

Reserpine

Anti-hypertensive

Reserpoid

Reserpine

Anti-hypertensive

Respidol Restoril Retin-A

Depression Tranquilizer Vitamin A derivative

Retinol Retrovir Revised Date 14-Mar-12 BPL 12-01

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Medication Reyataz Alternate Name Atazanavir Acceptability Permanent Deferral Note Used to control HIV infection ASA containing analgesic

Rhinex

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Rhinocaps

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

Rhinocort

Budesonide

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept after pregnancy, miscarriage or abortion and meets required wait of 6 weeks. Defer 6 months. Accept. Permanent deferral

Anti-inflammatory, steroid (anti-rhinitis) Anti-D immune globulin

Rho (D) Immune Globulin, RhoGAM

Ribavirin Riboflavin Rifabutin

Anti-viral Vitamin Prevent Mycobacterium avium complex in HIV patients Antituberculosous

Rifadin

Rifampin

Defer until course of medication completed and disease inactive. Defer until course of medication completed and disease inactive. Defer 12 months. Defer until course of medication completed and disease inactive.

Rifampin

Rifadin

Antituberculosous

RIG Rimactane

Biological Antituberculosous

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Medication Rimso-50 Alternate Name DMSO Acceptability Defer for 1 week after medication completed. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Note Anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic For diabetes Anti-Parkinson’s Antacid

R-Insulin Rio-Dopa Riopan

Ripfuel

Over the counter thermogenic based weight loss medication For osteoporosis

Risedronate

Actonel

Accept for whole blood. Defer for platelets.

Risperdal Risperidone Ritalin Ritodrine

Risperidone Risperdal

Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer 6 weeks after pregnancy terminated.

Anti-psychotic Anti-psychotic Stimulant Sympathomimetic (inhibits labor) Cholinesterase Inhibitor, used to treat mild to moderate dementia of Alzheimer’s type. Antacid

Rivastigmine

Exelon

Acceptable, evaluate donor to ensure competence and ability to tolerate procedure.

Robalate

Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Robamox

Antibiotic

Robantaline

Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Muscle relaxant Muscle relaxant

Robaxin Robaxisal

Robenecid

Accept.

Uricosuric agent

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Medication Robicillin VK Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Robitussin Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Rocatrol Defer if renal disease. Otherwise, Accept. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Vioxx Accept. Vitamin D Expectorant Note Antibiotic

Robimycin

Antibiotic

Robinul

Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Antibiotic

Robitet

Rocephin

Antibiotic

Rofecoxib

Cox-2 inhibitor, antiinflamatory; no platelet inhibitory effect. Anti-leukemic currently Topical for hair restoration Antacid

Roferon-A Rogaine Rolaids

Permanent deferral Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept.

Rolidrin

Vasodilator

Romethocarb

Muscle relaxant

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Medication Rondamine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Rondec Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Rondomycin Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Roniacol Ronigen Ropinirole Accept. Accept. Acceptable if donor does not manifest syncopal side effects. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Ropred Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM. Rosiglitazone Avandia, AvandametTM Accept if diabetes controlled and asymptomatic. Accept. Accept if inflammatory bowel disease is under control. Defer if for Crohn's Disease. Accept if not abuser. Accept. Anti-diabetic Corticosteroid Vasodilator (weak) Vitamin B derivative Anti-parkinsonian Antibiotic Decongestant, antihistamine Note Antihistamine, decongestant

Ropoxy

Analgesic

Rosuvastatin Rowasa

Cholesterol-lowering agent Anti-inflammatory enema

Roxanol Rozerem

Narcotic, analgesic Hypnotic agent

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Medication RP-mycin Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week if for acne. Accept. Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. Rumacol Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets Rynatann Rynatuss Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Salabuff Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Salatin Capsules Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic Antihistamine, decongestant ASA containing analgesic Note Antibiotic

Rubramin PC Rufen

Vitamin Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

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Medication Saleto Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Salicylsalicylic, Salsalate Accept if arthritis inactive. Non-steroidal antiinflammatory ASA containing analgesic Note ASA containing analgesic

Salocol

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Saluron Salutensin

Accept. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept. Accept. Fluoxetine Accept Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept. No. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic

Sandril

Anti-hypertensive

Sanorex Sansert Sarafem Sarodant

Anorexiant Anti-migraine Anti-depressant Antibiotic

Saronil SAS-500 Savacort

Sedative/hypnotic Immunomodulator Corticosteroid

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Medication Saw Palmetto Formula Seasonale Seasonique Secobarbital Seconal Sectral Seasonique Seasonale Seconal Secobarbital Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for arrhythmias. Sedadrops Sed-Tens SE Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Selegiline HCl Semilente Iletin, Semilente Insulin Semprex D Accept. Accept if dosage controlled and stable. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Semustine Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept. Anti-neoplastic Anti-Parkinson’s Hypoglycemic Note Iodine formula Birth Control Birth Control Sedative/hypnotic Sedative/hypnotic Beta-Blocker, Antihypertensive

Anti-convulsant, sedative Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Anti-hypertensive Antihistamine

Selacryn Seldane

Antihistamine

Senna Lax

Constipation, Rectal / Bowel examination

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Medication Senna Pod Senokot Septra Alternate Name Senokot Senna Pod Acceptability Accept. Accept. Accept for rosacea. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Ser-Ap-Es Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept. Anti-hypertensive Note Laxative Laxative Antibiotic

Serax

Anti-convulsant, Antianxiety Hypnotic/sedative Anti-psychotic

Serensil Serentil

Accept. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept. Accept. Defer until course of medication completed and disease inactive. Quetiapine Accept. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Serephene Serevent Inhaler Seromycin

Fertility agent Anti-asthmatic Anti-tuberculosis, antibiotic

Seroquel Serpasil, Serpasil-Apresoline, Serpasil-Esidrix Sertabs

Anti-Psychotic Anti-hypertensive

Anti-hypertensive

Servisone

Corticosteroid

Serzone Shark Cartilage

Accept. Accept if for osteoarthritis. Defer if for rheumatoid arthritis. If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval; otherwise, Accept.

Anti depressant Anti-angiogenesis agent, anti-inflammatory

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Medication Sildec Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Simeco Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept. Zocor Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Sinemet Sine-Off Sinus Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Sinequan Accept. Anti-depressant, Antianxiety Antihistamine, decongestant Anti-Parkinson’s ASA containing analgesic Antacid Note Antihistamine, decongestant

Simethicone Simron Simvastatin Sinarest

Antiflatulent Hematinic Cholesterol-lowering agent Antihistamine

Singlet

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Singulair

Accept.

Prophylaxis and treatment for chronic asthma

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Medication Sinubid Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Sinutab Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Sitosterols SK-65 Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. SK-Amitriptyline SK-Ampicillin Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept if not abuser. Defer 72 hours if oral or IM. Otherwise, Accept. Accept. Tricyclic Anti-depressant Antibiotic Cholesterol lowering agent Analgesic, ASA Antihistamine, decongestant Note Antihistamine, decongestant

SK-Bamate SK-Dexamethasone

Sedative/hypnotic Steroid

Skelaxin

Muscle relaxant (may elevate liver function tests) Tranquilizer Tricyclic Anti-depressant Anti-hypertensive

SK-Lygen SK-Pramine SK-Reserpine

Accept. Accept. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

SK-Soxazole

Antibiotic

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Medication SK-Tetracycline Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Slim-Tabs Slo-Bid Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Slow K Sodium Polystyrene Accept. Defer if donor has chronic liver failure or cirrhosis (permanent deferral if liver disease is due to HBV, HCV, or cause is unknown). Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Solaris Eculizumab Permanent deferral Used to treat Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. Beta Carotene Sulfonate Page 191 of 227 Potassium replacement Potassium binding resin Anorexiant Bronchodilator Note Antibiotic

Slo-Phyllin

Bronchodilator

Sloprin

ASA containing analgesic

Sodium Salicylate Sodol

Anti-inflammatory ASA containing analgesic

Solatene Revised Date 14-Mar-12 BPL 12-01

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Medication Solganal Solia Solifenacin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept. Accept Note Anti-inflammatory Oral contraceptive Treatment of urinary incontinence Used to treat Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. Cortisol

Soliris

Eculizumab

Permanent deferral

Solu-Cortef

Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Soluject Solu-Medrol

Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Accept. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Corticosteroid

Soma

Sedative/hypnotic

Soma w/Codeine

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

ASA containing analgesic

Somatrem

Accept.

Growth hormone (recombinant) Growth hormone

Somatropin

Genotropin, Humatrope, Norditropin, Nutropin, Omnitrope, Saizen, Serostim, Tev-tropin, Zorbtive

Accept.

Somatuline Somophyllin

Defer indefinitely Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Bronchodilator

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Medication Sonata Sonilyn Sopor Sorbitrate Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Defer 24 hours after course. Accept if not abuser. Medical Director evaluation required. Accept. Acitretin Permanent deferral (teratogenic). Defer if taken for ventricular arrhythmia. Evaluate underlying condition (See "Medical Conditions" or refer to Medical Director). Sotret Isotretinion, Accutane Defer for one month after course of therapy completed. Medication for severe acne. Synthetic form of Vitamin A Tranquilizer Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Antibiotic Antibiotic Note Hypnotic agent Sedative/hypnotic Sedative/hypnotic Anti-anginal

Sorboquel Soriatane

Laxative Anti-psoriasis

Sotalol HCl

Betapace

Beta Blocker

Sparine Spastil

Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Defer 1 week after injection. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept. Accept if for superficial fungal infection. Defer if for systemic (generalized) infection. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Spectinomycin Spectrobid

Spironolactone Sporonox

Diuretic Anti-fungal

St Joseph Chewable

ASA containing analgesic

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Medication St. John’s Wort Stacker 2 Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Note Herbal Anti-depressant Over the counter thermogenic based weight loss medication Narcotic, analgesic Used for treament of Parkinson's ASA containing analgesic

Stadol Stalevo Combination of Carbidopa, Levodopa, Entacapone

Accept if not abuser. Permanent Deferral

Stanback Power

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Staphcillin Staticin Statobex Stearane

Defer 1 week, if IV or IM use. Accept. Accept. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Antibiotic Topical antibiotic Anorexiant Corticosteroid

Stelazine

Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Anti-psychotic

Sterazolidin

Corticosteroid

Stero-Darvon

Accept if arthritis inactive.

Arthritis, antiinflammatory Estrogen

Stilphosterol

If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval; otherwise, Accept. Accept. Accept.

Stim 250 Stimdex

Stimulant Stimulant

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Medication Strattera Alternate Name Atomoxetine Acceptability Accept if donor does not manifest dizziness as a side effect. Accept if donor does not manifest dizziness as side effect. Defer until disease inactive. Accept. Permanent deferral for heart disease. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Sular Sulfacetamide Eye Drops Accept. Defer until treatment complete and donor feels well. Sulfacytine, Sulfalar, Sulfameter, Sulfamethizole, Sulfamethoxazole Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Page 195 of 227 Antibiotic Antibiotic Antibiotic Anti-hypertensive Ocular infections Note Anti-depressant Treatment of ADHD

Strattera

Atomoxetine

Antidepressant Treatmentof ADHD

Streptomycin Sturartinic Sub-Quin

Anti-tuberculosis Hematinic Anti-arrhythmic

Sucralfate

Anti-ulcer

Sudafed

Antihistamine

Sulfa-chlorpyridazine

Antibiotic

Sulfacytine

Sulfalar, Sulfameter, Sulfamethizole, Sulfamethoxazole, Sulfachlorpyridazine

Sulfalar, Sulfameter

Sulfacytine, Sulfameter, Sulfamethizole, Sulfamethoxazole, Sulfachlorpyridazine

Sulfameter

Sulfacytine, Sulfalar, Sulfameter, Sulfamethizole, Sulfamethoxazole,

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Medication Sulfamethizole Alternate Name Sulfacytine, Sulfalar, Sulfameter, Sulfamethoxazole, Sulfachlorpyridazine Acceptability Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Permanent deferral Sulfisoxazole, Sulfose Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Permanent deferral Accept. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. Sulla Accept for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Sumatriptan Succinate Accept if migraine symptoms are resolved. Defer until next day after receiving injection. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne or rosacea. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Blocks production of Serotonin Antibiotic Immunomodulator Antibiotic Antibiotic Note Antibiotic

Sulfamethoxazole

Sulfacytine, Sulfalar, Sulfameter, Sulfamethizole, , Sulfa-chlorpyridazine

Sulfasalazine Sulfathalidine

Sulfisoxazole

Sulfathalidine, Sulfose

Antibiotic

Sulfose

Sulfathalidine, Sulfisoxazole

Antibiotic

Sulfoxone Sulindac

Anti-leprosy Non-steroidal, antiinflammatory

Sumox

Antibiotic

Sumycin

Antibiotic

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Medication Supac Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Supen Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Suprofen Defer based on eye condition. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. Suprol Accept unless for fever. Defer plateletpheresis donors 24 hours. Surfak Surfol Surmontil Sustaire Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept. Laxative Laxative Anti-depressant Bronchodilator Ophthalmic non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. Analgesic Antibiotic Note ASA containing analgesic

Suprax

Antibiotic

Suprin

ASA containing analgesic

Non-steroidal antiinflammatory. Analgesic

Symlin Symmetrel

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Medication Symptom 2, Symptom 3 Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Synalar Synalgos Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Synarel Accept. Use in managing endometriosis Vitamin K Thyroid replacement Injection for arthritis. Vitamin B12 Hematinic Antihistamine Topical steroid Analgesic, ASA Note Antihistamine

Synkavite Synthroid Synvisc Sytobex Tabron Tacaryl

Evaluate underlying condition. Accept. Defer 1-week after injection. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

TACE

Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director.

Anti-neoplastic

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Medication Tacrine Alternate Name Cognex Acceptability Acceptable, evaluate donor to ensure competence and ability to tolerate procedure. Note Cholinesterase Inhibitor, used to treat mild to moderate dementia of Alzheimer’s type. Erectile Dysfunction H2 receptor agonist

Tadalafil Tagamet

Cialis

Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if not abuser. Accept if not abuser. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Talacen Talwin

Analgesic, narcotic Analgesic

Tamazepam Tambocor

Accept. Defer until off the medication and stable. Oseltamivir

Anti-anxiety agent Anti-arrhythmic

Tamiflu

Defer until course of treatmetn Anti-viral agent is complete and symptom free for at least 72 hours If cancer patient, requires Medical Director’s approval; otherwise, Accept. Accept. Estrogen antagonist

Tamoxifen

Tamsulosin

Used in treating benign prostatic hypertrophy Anti-inflammatory Antibiotic

Tandearil Tao

Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept. Chlorprothixene Refer to Medical Director

Tapazole Taractan

Anti-thyroid Potent tranquilizer, antipsychotic

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Medication Tarka Tartate Ophthalmic Solution Brimonidine Ophthalmic Solution Alternate Name Acceptability Accept for BP. Accept Note Calcium channel blocker Approved for wide-angle glaucoma or high blood pressure of the eye. Antihistamine

Tavist

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Tazarotene

Defer 2 weeks.

Topical Gel for acne, psoriasis Antibiotic Antibiotic Antibiotic

Tazicef Tazidime Tazobactam

Defer 1 week. Defer 1 week. Defer 2 weeks after course complete and patient feels well Standard deferral of 8 weeks post infusion for all radioactive contrast media. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Etretinate Permanent deferral

Technetium 99

Radio active label

Tedral

Bronchodilator

Teebacin Tegison

Anti-inflammatory Anti-psoriasis agent (teratogenic) Antibiotic

Tegopen

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept. Aliskiren Defer until one week after completion of medication Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Tegretol Tekturna

Anti-convulsant, analgesic Anti-hypertensive agent

Teldrin

Antihistamine

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Medication Telmisartan Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Angiotensin receptor II antagonist, anti-hypertensive, cardiovascular Antihistamine, Antipruritic

Temaril

Accept evaluate underlying condition. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Temazepam Temovate Tempra Tenex Tenol Plus Clobetasol Propionate

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Hypnotic/sedative Topical steroid Anti-pyretic Anti-hypertensive ASA containing analgesic

Tenoretic

Accept.

Anti-hypertensive (beta blocker) Anti-hypertensive (beta blocker). Anti-anginal

Tenormin

Accept if for hypertension. Accept for mitral valve prolapse and has no restrictions. Defer if for angina.

Tenuate Tepanil Tequin

Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well.

Anorexiant Anorexiant Antibiotic

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Medication Terazol (vaginal cream) Terbutaline Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Terfonyl Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Terramycin Terrastatin Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Terrastatin Terramycin Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Teslac If cancer patient, requires Medical Director’s approval; otherwise, Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Testoject-E.P. Testolactone Accept. If cancer patient, requires Medical Director’s approval; otherwise, Accept. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12 Hormone Anti-neoplastic Anti-neoplastic agent Antibiotic Antibiotic Antibiotic Note Anti-fungal Bronchodilator

Terfenadine

Antihistamine

Teriparatide Terpin Hydrate

Treatment of osteoporosis Expectorant

Tessalon

Antitussive

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Medication Testosterone Testosterone transdermal patch Androderm Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Note Hormone Treat symptoms of low testosterone in men who do not produce enough natural testosterone. Hormone Biological Biological Antibiotic

Testred Tetanus Antitoxin Tetanus Immune Globulin Tetrachel

Accept. Defer 3 months. Defer 6 months. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Tetracycline

Tetracyn, Tetrastatin, Tetrex

Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Antibiotic

Tetracyn

Tetracycline, Tetrastatin, Tetrex

Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Antibiotic

Tetrastatin

Tetracycline, Tetracyn, Tetrex Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Antibiotic

Tetrex

Tetracycline, Tetracyn, Tetrastatin

Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Antibiotic

Teveten

Eprosartan Mesylate

Accept.

Angiotensin receptor II antagonist Label

Thallium

Standard deferral of 8 weeks post infusion for all radioactive contrast media. Accept.

Theelin

Hormone

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Medication Theobid Alternate Name Theocap, Theoclear 80, TheoDor, Theolair, TheoOrganidin, Theophyl, Theospan Theobid, Theoclear 80, TheoDor, Theolair, TheoOrganidin, Theophyl, Theospan Theobid, Theocap, Theo-Dor, Theolair, Theo-Organidin, Theophyl, Theospan Theobid, Theocap, Theoclear 80, Theolair, Theo-Organidin, Theophyl, Theospan Theobid, Theocap, Theoclear 80, Theo-Dor, TheoOrganidin, Theophyl, Theospan Theobid, Theocap, Theoclear 80, Theo-Dor, Theolair, Theophyl, Theospan Theobid, Theocap, Theoclear 80, Theo-Dor, Theolair, TheoOrganidin, Theospan Aerolate, Uni-Dur Acceptability Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Note Bronchodilator

Theocap

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Bronchodilator

Theoclear 80

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Bronchodilator

Theo-Dor

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Bronchodilator

Theolair

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Bronchodilator

Theo-Organidin

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Bronchodilator

Theophyl

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Bronchodilator

Theophylline

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Bronchial asthma, reversible brochospasm associated with chronic bronchitis and emphysema Bronchodilator

Theospan

Theobid, Theocap, Theoclear 80, Theo-Dor, Theolair, TheoOrganidin, Theophyl

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance.

Theracebrin Theragran Theramycin

Accept. Accept. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Vitamins Vitamins/hematinic Antibiotic

Thiabendazole

Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12

Anti-helminthic

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Medication Thiamine Thiamozole Thiethylperazine Thioguanine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Accept if symptom free. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept. Accept. Note Vitamin Anti-thyroid Anti-emetic Anti-neoplastic

Thioridazine

Anti-psychotic

Thiosulfil

Antibiotic

Thiothixene

Anti-psychotic

Thiphenamil

Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Anti-psychotic

Thiuretic Thorazine

Thyrar Thyroglobulin, Thyroid Extract Thyrolar Thyroxine Tiazac Diltiazem HCl

Thyroid replacement Thyroid replacement

Accept. Accept Permanent deferral for angina. Accept for hypertension. Watch for orthostatic pressure changes

Thyroid replacement Thyroid Calcium channel antagonist

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Medication Ticlid Alternate Name Ticlopidine Acceptability Defer 14 days after last dose Note Platelet aggregate inhibitor (treat as ASA, circle box) Platelet aggregate inhibitor (treat as ASA, circle box) Anti-nausea Anti-asthmatic Antibiotic (IV)

Ticlopidine

Ticlid

Defer 14 days after last dose

Tigan Tilde inhaler Timentin

Accept if symptom free. Accept. Defer until 1 week after course completed. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for arrhythmia or angina.

Timolol

Anti-arrhythmic, antianginal, Anti-hypertensive

Timolol/Dorzolamide Ophthalmic

Cosopt

Accept

Eye drops to treat increased pressure in the eye (gaucoma). Glaucoma Anti-psychotic

Timoptic Eye Drops Tindal

Accept. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept unless donor has MS. Defer until off medication and symptom free. Accept. Accept. Accept. Priscoline Defer for 4 weeks after last dose. Accept.

Tirend Titralac

Stimulant Antacid

Tizanidine Tocainide

Muscle spasticity Anti-arrhythmic

Tocopherol Tofranil Tolazamide Tolazoline

Vitamin E Tranquilizer Oral hypoglycemic Vasodilator

Tolbutamide

Oral hypoglycemic

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Medication Tolectin Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer plateletpheresis donors 72 hours. Toleron Tolinase Tolmetin Accept. Accept. Accept if arthritis inactive. Defer plateletpheresis donors 72 hours. Tolterodine Accept. Anti-cholinergic, hyperactive bladder treatment agent Anti-arrhythmic Hematinic Oral hypoglycemic Anti-inflammatory Note Anti-inflammatory

Tonocard

Defer until off medication and symptom free. Accept if used as antidepressant. Accept if seizure control criteria is met.

Topamax

Anti-depressant, anticonvulsant

Topicort/Topicort LP Toprol XL Metoprolol

Accept Accept for blood pressure. Accept for hypertension. Defer if for angina.

Anti-inflammatory Anti-hypertensive, beta blocking agent

Toprol XL

Metoprolol

Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for angina.

Anti-hypertensive, beta blocking agent

Tora Toradol

Accept. Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer plateletpheresis donors 72 hours.

Anorexiant Non-steroidal antiinflammatory, analgesic

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Medication Torecan Torsemide Totacillin Demadex Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Ultracet Accept Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms. Trandate Accept. Anti-hypertensive (Beta blocker) Sedative/hypnotic Tranquilizer Anti-depressant Eye drops for glaucoma Prostaglandin analog Treatment for glaucoma Anti-depressant Anti-tuberculosis Anti-Parkinson Anti-claudication Anti-cholinergic, Antispasmodic Narcotic antagonist Laxative Corticosteroid Note Anti-emetic Diuretic Antibiotic

Tralmag

Antacid

Tramadol

Pain reliever

Tranmep Tranxene Tranylcypromine Travatan

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept

Travoprost Trazodone Trecator-SC Tremin Trental Trest

Accept Accept. Defer until disease inactive. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if not abuser. Accept. Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IM.

Trexan Triact Triamcinolone

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Medication Triaminic Alternate Name Triaminicin, Triaminicol Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Triaminicin Triaminic, Triaminicol Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Triaminicol Triaminic, Triaminicin, Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Triamterene Triavil Accept. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Halcion Accept. Diuretic Anti-psychotic, Antidepressant Sedative and Hypnotic, benzodiazepine Anti-hypertensive, diuretic Hypnotic/sedative Cholesterol lowering agent Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Anti-convulsant Antitussive, antihistamine Antitussive, antihistamine Note Antitussive, antihistamine

Triazolam

Tricholormethiazide Triclofos, Triclos Tricor Tridihexethyl

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept.

Tridione

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Medication Trifluoperazine Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Triglide Trihemic 600 Trihexyphenidyl Trilafon Finofibrate Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept if mentally and legally responsible. Oxcarbazepine Permanent deferral Accept. Anti-cholesterol Hematinic Anti-Parkinson Anti-psychotic Note Anti-psychotic

Triflupromazine

Anti-psychotic, Antiemetic ASA containing analgesic

Trigesic

Trileptal Tri-Levlen

May cause birth defects. Triphasic oral contraceptive Anti-inflammatory Antihistamine

Trilisate Trimeprazine

Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Trimethadione Trimethaphan Camsylate

Accept. Defer 72 hours.

Anti-convulsant Ganglionic blocking agent. (potent hypotensive) Anti-nausea Antibiotic

Trimethobenzamide Trimethoprim

Accept if symptom free. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12

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Anti-depressant

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Medication Trimox Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Trind Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Trinprin Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Trinsicon Tri-Pain Caplets Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Vitamins/iron ASA containing analgesic ASA containing analgesic Decongestant, antihistamine Note Antibiotic

Trimpex

Antibiotic

Trimtab Trinalin

Anorexiant Antihistamine

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Medication Tripelennamine Alternate Name PBZ Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Triphasil-28 Triple Antibiotic Ointment Triphasil Accept Accept if lesions not in area of venipuncture. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Trisalate Trisogel Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Tri-Vi-Flor Trivora Trobicin Accept. Accept Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Vitamins Oral Contraceptive Antibiotic Anti-inflammatory Antacid Oral Contraceptive Topical anti-infective Note Antihistamine

Triprolidine

Antihistamine

Trisomen

Antacid

Trisoralen Trisulfapyrimidines

Pigmentation agent Antibiotic

Triten

Antihistamine

Trocinate

Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic

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Medication Troleandomycin Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept Dorzolamide ophthalmic Accept. Note Antibiotic

Trospium Trusopt

Bladder Incontinence Eye drops for ocular hypertension and openangle glaucoma Hypnotic Antacid

Tuinal Tums

Accept if not abuser. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Tussagesic

Antihistamine, decongestant, antitussive

Tussar

Tussend, Tussionex

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine, decongestant

Tussend

Tussar, Tussionex

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine, decongestant

Tussionex

Tussar, Tussend

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antihistamine, decongestant

Tussi-Organidin

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antitussive, antihistamine

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Medication Tuss-Ornade Alternate Name Acceptability Accept as anti-cholinergic. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Twin-K-C1 Tygacil Tylenol Accept. Defer for 1 week. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Tylenol #3 Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Tylenol Sinus Accept if symptom free for at least 72 hours Sinus congestion due to cold, allergies, or upper airway infection Analgesic Narcotic, Analgesic Potassium replacement Antibiotic Anti-pyretic, Analgesic Note Antihistamine, anticholinergic

Tylox

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms.

Ulacort

Accept if used as topical or intra-articular. Defer 72 hours if P.O. or IV.

Corticosteroid

Ultimate HGH

Accept

Use may also indicate injectable steroid abuse. Antibiotic

Ultracef

Cefadroxil

Defer for 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week if IV or IM.

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Medication Ultracet Alternate Name Tramadol and Acetaminophen Acceptability Accept Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms. Ultralente Iletin Ultralente Insulin Ultram Permanent deferral Hypoglycemic Note Pain reliever

Accept Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Analgesic

Unasyn

Defer for one week after stops medication. Accept. Theophylline, Aerolate Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Accept Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week. Accept if arthritis inactive. Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. BPL 12-01 BPL Date 14-Mar-12

Antibiotic

Unicap Uni-Dur

Vitamins Anti-asthmatic

Unipen

Antibiotic

Uniphyl

Bronchodilator

Unitensen Univasc Upotoin

Anti-hypertensive Ace Inhibitor Antibiotic

Uracel Urecholine Urestrin Urex

Anti-inflammatory Uricosuric Hormone Antiseptic

Urised

Antiseptic

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Medication Urispas Alternate Name Acceptability Note

Accept if taken for ulcer disease Anti-cholinergic/Antiand pain-free and/or urinary spasmodic tract infection resolved. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept. Accept if no active infection. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer unitl infection is cleared. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Antibiotic

Urobiotic

Urocit Urodine

Potassium supplement Analgesic

Urolax Uroxatral

Accept. Accept

Uricosuric (BPH) Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia ASA containing analgesic

Ursinus Inlay-Tabs

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Ursodiol Utibid

Accept. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept.

Gallstone dissolution agent Antiseptic

Uticillin VK

Antibiotic

Utimox

Antibiotic

Vagisec

Topical antiseptic

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Medication Vagitrol Valadol Valdecoxib Bextra Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for osteoarthritis. Defer for rheumatoid arthritis. Valerian Valesin Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Valium Accept. Tranquilizer, Anticonvulsant Sedative/hypnotic Anti-cholinergic/Antispasmodic Anti-convulsant Muscle relaxant Angiotensin blocker (receptor) Anti-viral for Herpes virus Anti-inflammatory, steroid Note Topical antiseptic Anti-pyretic, analgesic COX-2 Inhibitor this drug was withdrawn from the U.S. market in 2005. Anxiolytic, hypnotic ASA containing analgesic

Valmid Valpin

Accept. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Accept. Accept. Diovan Accept.

Valproic Acid Valrelease Valsartan

Valtrex Vancenase Azmacort

Accept if no active lesions. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Pulvules Defer 2 weeks after course compete and patient feels well. Defer 2 weeks after course complete and patient feels well.

Vanceril Inhaler

Anti-inflammatory steroid

Vancocin HCl

Antibiotic

Vancomycin

Antibiotic

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Medication Vanobid Vanos Vanquish Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Vansil Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Defer for 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept. Chantix Accept Defer 6 months. Anti-helminthic Note Topical Anti-fungal Topical steroids Anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic

Vantin

Antibiotic

Vapo-Iso

Bronchodilator

Vaponefrin

Bronchodilator

Vardenafil HCl (Levitra) Varenicline Varicella-Zoster Immune Globulin Vasal

Erectile Dysfunction Smoking cessation agent Biological

Accept unless used for arrhythmia. Defer if for arrhythmia.

Vasodilator

Vascor Vascunitol

Accept. Defer until off medication and symptom free. Defer until off medication and symptom free. Evaluate underlying condition. Accept.

Calcium Channel Blocker Anti-anginal

Vasitol

Anti-anginal

Vasodilan

Beta adrenergic stimulant (watch for orthostatic change) Anti-diuretic hormone

Vasopressin

Permanent deferral

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Medication Vasoretic Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease. Vasospan Accept. Defer if for arrhythmia. Vasotec Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for heart disease. V-Cillin, V-Cillin K Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Avodart, Dutasteride, Dutas, Duprost, Dutagen, Durize, Jalyn Defer for 6 months after last dose of medication. Antibiotic Anti-hypertensive, ACE inhibitor Vasodilator Note Anti-hypertensive, ACE inhibitor

Vectrin

Antibiotic

Veetids

Antibiotic

Velosef

Antibiotic

Veltride

Used for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia in men with enlarged prostate. Potential fetal anomaly to male fetus. Bronchodilator

Ventolin

Ventyl

Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Accept even if daily dose for maintenance. Temporary deferral while being treated for cancer. Donor reinstatement is based on type of cancer (see Medical Conditions list) and requires Medical Director’s approval. For other conditions, see Medical Conditions list/Medical Director.

Ventyl

Ventolin

Bronchodilator

VePesid

Chemotherapeutic agent

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Medication Veracillin Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for angina or arrhythmia. Verelan Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for angina or arrhythmia. Verin Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Vermazine Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept. Accept. Accept as Anti-emetic. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Anti-helminthic Note Antibiotic

Veramyst Verapamil

Nasal Spray Anti-anginal, antiarrhythmic, Antihypertensive

Anti-anginal, antiarrhythmic, Antihypertensive

ASA containing analgesic

Vermox

Anti-helminthic

Versapen

Antibiotic

Versed Verstran Vertrol

Sedative Tranquilizer Antihistamine, Anti-emetic

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Medication Vesicare Alternate Name Acceptability Accept Note Treatment of urinary incontinence Cholinomimetic Tranquilizer, Anti-emetic For erectile dysfunction Anti-fungal

Vesicholine Vesprine Viagra Vibraform

Accept. Accept. Defer 12 hours. Accept if lesions not in antecubital region. Accept if for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Vibramycin, Vibra-Tabs

Antibiotic

Vicodin Vi-Daylin Vigamox Ophthalmic

Accept if not an abuser. Accept. Accept.

Narcotic Analgesic Vitamins Moxifloxacin ophthalmic approved as prophylactic agent after eye surgery Vitamins Vitamins Enzyme replacement Anti-hypertensive

Vigran Vi-Magma Viokase Vio-Serpine

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept watch for orthostatic pressure changes. Rofecoxib Accept.

Vioxx

Cox-2 inhibitor, antiinflamatory; no platelet inhibitory effect Anti-viral Anti-arrhythmic, Antihypertensive

Virazole Visken

Defer 6 months. Accept if for hypertension. Defer if for arrhythmias.

Vistaril Vi-Syneral, Vitamins A, B, B2, B6, B12, C Vitamin A Acon

Accept. Accept.

Anti-anxiety Vitamins

Accept.

Vitamins

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Medication Vitamin D Alternate Name Acceptability Defer if renal disease, otherwise, Accept. Evaluate underlying condition. Accept. Accept. Simvastatin and Ezetimibel Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept. Defer 72 hours if for plateletpheresis. Vontrol Voranil Vytorin Inegy Accept. Accept. Accept. Anti-emetic Anorexiant Cholesterol lowering Combination drug (Ezetimibe and Simvastatin) Vyvanse Warfarin Coumadin Accept Consult with Medical Director AABB Standards: Defer 7 days after last dose for plasma products Welchol Wellbutrin Wellcovorin Accept. Accept. Permanent deferral Lipid reducing agent Anti-depressant Correct anti-folate effect of methotrexate Treament of ADHD Anticoagulant Note Vitamin

Vitamin K1, K3 Vitamins E, C Viterra C, E Vitorin Vitron C Vivactil Vivarin Vizac Voltaren

Vitamins Vitamins Vitamins Cholesterol-lowering agent Vitamin Anti-depressant Stimulant Vitamin C,E,A preparation Non-steroidal antiinflammatory

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Medication Wesprin Buffered Alternate Name Acceptability Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets. Wigraine Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Win Gel Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Defer for 12 months after last dose. Accept if not renal disease. Antacid Analgesic Note ASA containing analgesic

Winrho

Anti-Rh propholaxis

Winstrol Wonder Drug Wycillin

Anabolic steroid

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Antibiotic

Wygesic

Analgesic, Anti-pyretic

Wymox

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week. Accept. Latanoprost Eye Drops Accept Accept. Accept.

Antibiotic

Wytensin Xalatan Xanax Xenadrine

Anti-hypertensive Treatment of glaucoma Tranquilizer Ephedrine

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Medication Xenical Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Note Non-systemic inhibitor of gastrointestinal lipases Approved for excessive sweating Treament for allergies Allergies Contraceptive agent Oral Contraceptive Anti-hypertensive, aphrodisiac Amebicide

Xerac AC

Accept.

Xolair Xyzal Yasmin Yaz Yocon Yohimbine hydrochloride

Accept Accept, if asymptomatic Accept Accept Accept.

Yodoxin

Defer 1 week after course completed and donor feels well. Yocon Accept.

Yohimbine hydrochloride

Anti-hypertensive, aphrodisiac Sympathomimetic (inhibits labor) Analgesic

Yutopar

Defer 6 weeks after pregnancy terminated. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever.

Zactane

Zactirin

Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Analgesic, ASA

Zanamivir

Relenza

Defer until course of treatmetn Flu treatment and is complete and symptom free prevention for at least 72 hours. Accept if taken for ulcer disease and pain-free. Antacid

Zantac

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Medication Zarontin Zaroxolyn Z-Clinz Alternate Name Acceptability Accept. Accept. Accept if for acne Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM, defer 1 week Zebeta Zegerid Zelnorm Zemuron Accept. Accept. Accept. Medication acceptable. Defer for 6 weeks after surgery, donor has healed, and has resumed regular activity. Zephrex Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Zeste Zestoretic Zestril Zetia Ziac Zidovudine Zinacef Accept. Accept if for hypertension. Accept if for hypertension. Accept. Accept. Permanent deferral. Defer 72 hours after course completed, if IV or IM defer 1 week. Geodon Consult with Medical Director Defer 72 hours after course completed. Accept if taken for acne. Hormone Anti-hypertensive Anti-hypertensive Lipid lowering agent Anti-hypertensive Anti-HIV agent Antibiotic Decongestant, expectorant Note Anti-convulsant Diuretic, Anti-hypertensive Combination medication containing clindamycin used as topical treatment for acne.

Beta Blocker Proton pump inhibitors Irritable bowel syndrome Non-depolarizing muscle relaxant

Ziprasidone HCl Zithromax

Anti-psychotic Antibiotic

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Medication Zmax Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 72 hours after course completed. Accept if taken for acne. Accept. Accept if used to treat nausea NOTE: ensure underlying conditiohn does not result in a deferral Zoladex Accept if taken for endometriosis. If for cancer, requires Medical Director approval. Zomig Accept Gonadotropin secretion inhibitor Note Antibiotic

Zocor Zofran

Cholesterol lowering agent Antiemetic

Zolmitriptan

Treatment for migraine headache Anti-depressant Insomnia Migraine headaches Treatment for migraine headaches Anti-seizure medication

Zoloft Zolpidem Zomig Zomig Zolmitriptan

Accept. Accept. Accept. Accept.

Zonegran

Zonisamide

Defer for 1 month after last dose. (Possible Fetal Tetragenicity).

Zonisamide

Zonegran

Defer for 1 month after last dose. (Possible Fetal Tetragenicity).

Anti-seizure medication

Zorane Zorprin

Accept. Accept if taken for allergies. Defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved if taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever. Defer 72 hours for plateletpheresis or sole source platelets.

Oral contraceptive ASA containing analgesic

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Medication Zosyn Alternate Name Acceptability Defer 2 weeks after course complete and patient feels well Accept. Accept. Accept if taken for acne. Defer 72 hours after course completed. Zyban Zyloprim Zymase Accept. Accept. Accept. Anti-smoking aid Uricosuric For pancreatic enzyme deficiency Anti-psychotic. Psychotropic agent Antihistamine Note Antibiotic

Zovia Zovirax Z-pak

Contraceptive Anti-herpes medication Antibiotic

Zyprexa

Olanzaprine

Accept.

Zyrtec

Cetirizine

Accept if taken for allergies. If taken for cold/flu symptoms or for fever, defer for 72 hours after symptoms are resolved.

Zyvox

Defer 72 hours after course completed and donor feels well. If IV or IM defer 1 week.

Antibiotic

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