Ceretec Side Effects
Generic name: exametazime
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on June 13, 2020.
Note: This document contains side effect information about exametazime. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Ceretec.
For the Consumer
Applies to exametazime: injection kit
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, exametazime (the active ingredient contained in Ceretec) 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 exametazime:
- flushing or redness of the skin
- swelling or puffiness of the face
- unusually warm skin
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to exametazime: intravenous powder for injection
Common (1% to 10%): Transient increase in blood pressure (8%)[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Ceretec (exametazime)." GE Healthcare, Princeton, NJ.
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