Ioflupane I 123 Side Effects

It is possible that some side effects of ioflupane I 123 may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

For the Consumer

Applies to ioflupane I 123: intravenous solution

Along with its needed effects, ioflupane I 123 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 ioflupane I 123:

Incidence not known
  • Difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  • fever
  • hives
  • itching skin
  • nausea
  • reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
  • swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects of ioflupane I 123 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 or rare
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • dry mouth
  • feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
  • headache
  • sensation of spinning
Incidence not known
  • Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of 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

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to ioflupane I 123: intravenous solution

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects have included rash and pruritus.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea and dry mouth.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache, vertigo, and dizziness.

Local

Local side effects have included injection site pain.

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