Donor Qualification

Medication

Medications taken on a regular basis that exclude you from donating blood

Click on the corresponding letter.

COMMERCIAL/GENERIC NAMES

If you are taking any of the following medications on a regular basis, you cannot give blood.

Pegasys RBV
Peginterferon Alfa-2a
Peginterferon Beta-1a
Pembrolizumab
Pemetrexed
Penicillamine
Penicillin G
Penicillin V
Pen-G
Pen-V
Pen-VK
Pivampicillin
Pivmecillinam
Plegridy
Pomalidomide
Pomalyst
Ponatinib
Pradax
Pradaxa
Procarbazine
Procytox
Propecia
Propylthiouracil
Propyl-Thyracil
Proscar
Purinethol
Quinidine
Quinidine Sulfate
Raloxifene
Rapamune
Regorafenib
Reminyl
Replagal
Revlimid
Ridaura
Rilutek
Riluzole
Riociguat
Rituxan
Rituximab
Rivaroxaban
Romidepsin
Ruxolitinib
Rylosol

If you have specific questions for Héma-Québec's before you go to a blood drive, please call the donor information line at 1-888-666-HEMA (4362).