Medications That Cause Deferral

Medications That Cause Deferral

Many medications require a potential donor to be deferred for a time period after taking the medication. This period can range from 2 days to permanent deferral.

Call Community Blood Center if you wish to donate and you are taking any of the following:

Absorica (isotrentinoin) Insulin from Cows (Bovine or beef) manufactured in the UK
Accutane (isotretinoin) Jantoven (warfarin)
Agrylin (anagrelide HCl) Jalyn (dutasteride)
Amnesteen (isotretinoin) Lixiana (edoxaban)
Arava (leflunomide) Lovenox (enoxaparin)
Arixtra (fondaparinux) Myorisan (isotretinoin)
Aubagio (teriflunomide) Odomzo (sonidegib)
Avodart (dutasteride) Pacerone (amiodarone)
Botox Persantine (Dipridamole)
Brilinta (ticagrelor) Plavix (Clopidrogel)
CellCept (myophenolate mofetil) Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate)
Claravis (isotretinoin) Propecia (finasteride)
Clexane (enoxaparin) Proscar (finasteride)
Cordarone (amiodarone) Savaysa (edoxaban)
Coumadin (warfarin) Soriatane (Acitretin)
Effient (prasugrel) Sotret (isotretinoin)
Eliquis (apixaban) Tegison (Etretinate)
Erivedge (vismodegib) Thalomid (thalidomide)
Experimental medication Ticlid (Ticlopidine)
Feldene (piroxicam) Tikosyn (Dofetilide)
Fragmin (dalteparin) Unlicensed (experimental) Vaccine
Fraxiparin (low molecular weight heparin) VZIG (Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin)
Fraxodi (nadroparine, heparin) Warfarin
Growth Hormone from Human Pituitary Gland Warfilone (warfarin)
Heparin Xarelto (rivaroxaban)
Hepatitis B Immune globulin Zenatane (isotretinoin)
  Zontivity (vorapaxar)