Gadopentetate Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Gadopentetate may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: injectable solution
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypotension, hypertension, arrhythmia, tachycardia, syncope, vasodilation, pallor, nonspecific ECG changes, angina pectoris, death related to myocardial infarction, phlebitis, thrombophlebitis, deep venous thrombophlebitis, and compartment syndrome requiring surgery.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included gastrointestinal distress, stomach pain, increased salivation, abdominal pain, vomiting, constipation, thirst, anorexia, dry mouth, and diarrhea.
Nervous system side effects have included agitation, anxiety, migraine, nystagmus, drowsiness, stupor, paresthesia, and convulsions.
Ocular side effects have included diplopia, conjunctivitis, visual field defect, lacrimation disorder, eye irritation, and eye pain.
Respiratory side effects have included throat irritation, rhinorrhea, sneezing, dyspnea, wheezing, laryngismus, cough, and respiratory complaints.
Dermatologic side effects have included rash, sweating, pruritus, urticaria, facial edema, erythema multiforme, epidural necrolysis, and pustules.
Local side effects have included pain, localized warmth, and burning sensation at the injection site.
Hypersensitivity side effects have included substernal chest pain, back pain, fever, weakness, generalized coldness, generalized warmth, localized edema, tiredness, chest tightness, trembling, shivering, tension in the extremities, regional lymphangitis, pelvis pain, and anaphylactoid reactions.
Other side effects have included tinnitus and taste abnormalities.Top
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