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Gallium ga 68 dotatate Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 26, 2022.

Applies to gallium ga 68 dotatate: intravenous solution.

Serious side effects

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

  • Chest tightness
  • cough
  • difficulty with swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives, itching, or skin rash
  • large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • trouble breathing
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Other side effects

Some side effects of gallium ga 68 dotatate 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 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 (2016):

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.