Contra indications - Cinnovex - treatment of multiple sclerosis

Contra indications

Do not use CinnoVex™ (Interferon beta-1a) if you have one of the following conditions:

- If you have hypersensitivity (allergy) to interferon beta, human serum albumin or any other ingredients of the formulation.

- If you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant If you are breast feeding.

- If you have epileptic seizures that are not adequately controlled by treatment.

Precaution before use: Each vial of CinnoVex™ contains one dose. Any product remaining in the vial after injection should be thrown away.

If you have to visit the hospital or family doctor for any treatment or for a blood test, remember to tell the health professional/doctor that you are receiving CinnoVex™. CinnoVex™ may affect the result of these tests. CinnoVex™ is not recommended for use in patients under the age of 16. Immediately report depression or suicidal thoughts to your doctor. Inform your doctor of any history of epileptic seizures or heart disease, so he/she can monitor closely any worsening of these conditions.

Forms of interactions with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction which may affect the action of the medicinal product: CinnoVex™ (Interferon beta-1a) does not normally react with other medicines but please tell your doctor if you are using or have recently used any other drugs to treat your present symptoms. CinnoVex™ should be given alone; do not mix other liquids for injection.

Warnings: CinnoVex™ should not be administered in case of pregnancy or lactation. Keep out of reach of children.