Who should not take Rinvoq ER 15 Mg Tablet,Extended Release Antirheumatic Agents (Biologic DMARDS)?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • an increased risk of developing an uncommon viral infection called an opportunistic infection
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
  • diverticular disease
  • tobacco smoking
  • a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
  • a patient who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • pregnancy
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • anemia
  • a bad infection
  • opportunistic fungal infection
  • shingles
  • inactive tuberculosis
  • active tuberculosis
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
  • high blood pressure
  • excessive fat in the blood
  • diabetes
  • a blood clot
  • malignant lymphoma
  • cancer or malignancy
  • hardening of the arteries due to plaque buildup
  • hepatitis B
  • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood

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