Netspot Side Effects
Generic name: gallium ga 68 dotatate
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 26, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about gallium ga 68 dotatate. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Netspot.
For the Consumer
Applies to gallium ga 68 dotatate: intravenous solution
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, gallium ga 68 dotatate (the active ingredient contained in Netspot) 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
- difficulty with swallowing
- 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
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
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
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]
More about Netspot (gallium ga 68 dotatate)
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- During pregnancy or Breastfeeding
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- Drug class: radiologic conjugating agents
- FDA approval history
Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Netspot (dotatate)." Advanced Accelerator Applications (2016):
Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.