Mallinckrodt Gallium (67Ga) Citrate Side Effects
Generic Name: gallium citrate ga-67
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of gallium citrate ga-67. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Mallinckrodt Gallium (67Ga) Citrate.
Applies to gallium citrate ga-67: intravenous solution
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by gallium citrate ga-67 (the active ingredient contained in Mallinckrodt Gallium (67Ga) Citrate). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking gallium citrate ga-67, check with your doctor or nurse immediately:Rare
- difficulty with breathing or swallowing
- fast heartbeat
- puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
- reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
- shortness of breath
- skin rash
- swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
- tightness in the chest
- unusual tiredness or weakness
Minor Side Effects
Some of the side effects that can occur with gallium citrate ga-67 may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:Incidence not known:
- Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site
- flushing or redness of the skin
- itching (severe)
- unusually warm skin
Not all side effects for Mallinckrodt Gallium (67Ga) Citrate may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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