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Mebrofenin Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to mebrofenin: intravenous kit

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by mebrofenin. 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 mebrofenin, check with your doctor or nurse immediately:

  • Chills
  • hives or welts, itching, or skin rash
  • nausea
  • redness of the skin

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to mebrofenin: intravenous powder for injection


Rare (less than 0.1%): Urticaria, rash[Ref]


Rare (less than 0.1%): Nausea[Ref]


Rare (less than 0.1%): Chills
Frequency not reported: Death[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Choletec (mebrofenin)." Bracco Diagnostics Inc, Princeton, NJ.

Not all side effects for mebrofenin 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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