Gadobutrol Side Effects
Some side effects of gadobutrol may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to gadobutrol: intravenous solution
Along with its needed effects, gadobutrol may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking gadobutrol:Rare
- Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
- blurred vision
- burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
- difficult or labored breathing
- dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
- fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
- feeling of warmth
- general feeling of discomfort or illness
- hives or welts
- loss of consciousness
- paleness of the skin
- redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
- redness of the skin
- shortness of breath
- skin rash
- tightness in the chest
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- Bluish color of the fingernails, lips, skin, palms, or nail beds
- burning sensation
- burning, dry, or itching eyes
- chest pain
- deep bone pain
- difficulty with swallowing
- discharge or excessive tearing
- increased sweating
- large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
- muscle stiffness or weakness
- no blood pressure or pulse
- no breathing
- noisy breathing
- redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid
- skin rash, swelling, hardness, tightness, burning, itching, or red or dark patches
- slow or irregular breathing
- stiff joints or trouble moving
- stopping of the heart
- swelling of the mouth or throat
Some side effects of gadobutrol may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:Less common
- Change in sense of smell
- change in taste
- dry mouth
- feeling hot or cold
- loss of taste
- unusually warm skin
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to gadobutrol: intravenous solution
Hypersensitivity side effects have included anaphylactoid shock, circulatory collapse, increased blood pressure, chest pain, respiratory arrest, bronchospasm, cyanosis, oropharyngeal swelling, laryngeal edema, face edema, angioedema, conjunctivitis, eyelid edema, hyperhidrosis, cough, sneezing, and burning sensation.
Nervous system side effects have included headache, dysgeusia, parosmia, dizziness, paresthesia, loss of consciousness, and convulsions.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, vomiting and dry mouth.
Dermatologic side effects have included erythema, rash (including generalized, macular, papular, pruritic) and pruritus.
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension, flushing, pallor, tachycardia, palpitation, and cardiac arrest
Renal side effects have included nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF).
Respiratory side effects have included dyspnea.
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