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Gadoversetamide Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 23, 2022.

Applies to gadoversetamide: intravenous solution.

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache, dizziness, paresthesia, agitation, anxiety, confusion, depersonalization, dystonia, hallucinations, hypertonia, hypesthesia, nervousness, somnolence, tremor, hyperacusis, parosmia, tinnitus, seizure, and vertigo.[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included vasodilatation, arrhythmia, chest pain, hypertension, hypotension, pallor, palpitation, syncope, tachycardia, and vasospasm.[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included taste perversion, nausea, anorexia, increased appetite, constipation, dry mouth, dysphagia, eructation, flatulence, increased salivation, thirst, and vomiting.[Ref]

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included diplopia, amblyopia, and conjunctivitis.[Ref]

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included asthma, cough, dyspnea, epistaxis, hemoptysis, laryngismus, pharyngitis, sinusitis, and voice alteration.[Ref]

Local

Local side effects have included application site reaction, injection site edema and inflammation.[Ref]

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included erythema multiforme, pruritus, macular papular rash, vesicullous bullous rash, skin dry, thrombophlebitis, and urticaria.[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Musculoskeletal side effects have included arthralgia, leg cramps, myalgia, myasthenia, and spasm.[Ref]

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included dysuria, oliguria, and urine frequency.[Ref]

Metabolic

Metabolic side effects have included increased creatinine, edema, hypercalcemia, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, and hyponatremia.[Ref]

Hematologic

Hematologic side effects have included thrombocytopenia.[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects have included allergic reaction, facial edema, fever, flu-like syndrome, malaise, mucous membrane discharge, neck rigidity, neck pain, pelvic pain, and increased sweating.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. OptiMARK (gadoversetamide)." Mallinckrodt Medical Inc (2010):

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