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Amyvid Side Effects

Generic name: florbetapir F 18

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Nov 6, 2023.

Note: This document contains side effect information about florbetapir F 18. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Amyvid.

Applies to florbetapir F 18: intravenous solution.

Serious side effects of Amyvid

Along with its needed effects, florbetapir F 18 (the active ingredient contained in Amyvid) 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 florbetapir F 18:


Other side effects of Amyvid

Some side effects of florbetapir F 18 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:


Incidence not known

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to florbetapir F 18: intravenous solution.


The most commonly reported side effects were headache, musculoskeletal pain, increased blood pressure, fatigue, nausea, and injection site reaction.[Ref]


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Increased blood pressure, hypertension

Frequency not reported: Flushing[Ref]


Frequency not reported: Pruritus, urticaria[Ref]


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Nausea[Ref]


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Musculoskeletal pain, back pain, neck pain[Ref]

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Headache

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Dizziness

Frequency not reported: Dysgeusia[Ref]


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Anxiety, claustrophobia, insomnia[Ref]


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Injection site hemorrhage, injection site irritation, and injection site pain

Frequency not reported: Infusion site rash[Ref]


Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Fatigue, feeling cold, chills[Ref]


1. (2022) "Product Information. Amyvid (florbetapir F-18)." Lilly, Eli and Company

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.