Meta Trace FDG Side Effects
Generic Name: fludeoxyglucose f18
Note: This document contains side effect information about fludeoxyglucose f18. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Meta Trace FDG.
Applies to fludeoxyglucose f18: intravenous solution
Along with its needed effects, fludeoxyglucose f18 (the active ingredient contained in Meta Trace FDG) 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 fludeoxyglucose f18:Incidence not known
- Difficulty with breathing or swallowing
- itching skin
- reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
- swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
- unusual tiredness or weakness
Some side effects of fludeoxyglucose f18 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
- Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of 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
Some side effects of Meta Trace FDG 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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