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Gallium ga 68 dotatate Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to gallium ga 68 dotatate: intravenous solution

Along with its needed effects, gallium ga 68 dotatate 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 gallium ga 68 dotatate:

Incidence not known
  • Cough
  • difficulty with swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives
  • itching
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips or tongue
  • skin rash
  • tightness in the chest
  • trouble breathing
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to gallium ga 68 dotatate: intravenous powder for injection

General

The safety of this drug was evaluated in three single center studies and in a survey of the scientific literature. No serious adverse reactions were identified.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Netspot (dotatate)." Advanced Accelerator Applications, New York, NY.

Some side effects of gallium ga 68 dotatate may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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