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Proscar (finasteride)  usually given for prostate gland enlargement (180)
Avodart, Jalyn (dutasteride)  usually given for prostate enlargement (181)
Propecia (finasteride)  usually given for baldness (180)
Accutane, Absorica, Amnesteem, Claravis, Myorisan, Sotret (isotretinoin), Zenatane
Soriatane (acitretin) – usually given for severe psoriasis (281)
Tegison (etretinate) – usually given for severe psoriasis (280)
Growth Hormone from Human Pituitary Glands  used usually for children with delayed
Insulin from Cows (Bovine, or Beef, Insulin)  used to treat diabetes (312)
Hepatitis B Immune Globulin – given following an exposure to Hepatitis B (240)
NOTE: This is different from the Hepatitis B vaccine which is a series of 3 injections
given over a 6-month period to prevent future infection from exposures to Hepatitis B.
Plavix (clopidogrel) and Ticlid (ticlopidine) – inhibits platelet function; used to reduce the
chance for heart attack and stroke. (14 medication-free days)
Feldene – given for mild to moderate arthritis pain. (2 medication-free days)
Experimental Medication or Unlicensed (Experimental) Vaccine – usually associated with
a research protocol. (1 year or Medical Director directions)

 If you have taken or are taking Proscar, Avodart, Jalyn, Propecia, Accutane, Absorica, Amnesteem,
Claravis, Myorisan, Sotret, Zenatane, Soriatane, or Tegison, these medications can cause birth defects.
Your donated blood could contain high enough levels to damage the unborn baby if transfused to a pregnant
woman. Once the medication has been cleared from your blood, you may donate again. Following the last
dose, the deferral period is one (1) month for Proscar, Propecia and Accutane, Absorica, Amnesteem,
Claravis, Myorisan, Sotret and Zenatane; six (6) months for Avodart and Jalyn; and three (3) years for
Soriatane. Tegison is a permanent deferral.
Growth hormone from human pituitary glands was prescribed for children with delayed or impaired
growth. The hormone was obtained from human pituitary glands, which are found in the brain. Some people who took this hormone developed a rare nervous system condition called Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD, for short). The deferral is permanent.  Insulin from cows (bovine, or beef, insulin) is an injected material used to treat diabetes. If this insulin
which was imported into the US from countries in which “Mad Cow Disease” has been found, it could contain material from infected cattle. There is concern that "Mad Cow Disease" is transmitted by transfusion. The deferral is indefinite.
Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (HBIG) is an injected material used to prevent infection following an
exposure to Hepatitis B. HBIG does not prevent Hepatitis B infection in every case, therefore persons who have received HBIG must wait twelve (12) months to donate blood to be sure they were not infected since Hepatitis B can be transmitted through transfusion to a patient.  Feldene is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that can affect platelet function. A donor taking Feldene
will not be able to donate platelets for two (2) days; however, its use will not affect whole blood donations.  Plavix and Ticlid are medications that can decrease the chance of a heart attack or stroke in individuals at
risk for these conditions. Since these medications can affect platelets, anyone taking Plavix or Ticlid will not be able to donate platelets for fourteen (14) days after the last dose. Use of either medication will not prohibit whole blood donations.  Experimental Medication or Unlicensed (Experimental) Vaccine is usually associated with a
research protocol and the effect on blood donation is unknown. Deferral is one (1) year unless otherwise indicated by Medical Director.


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