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Neuraceq Side Effects

Generic Name: florbetaben f-18

Note: This document contains side effect information about florbetaben f-18. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Neuraceq.

For the Consumer

Applies to florbetaben f-18: intravenous solution

Along with its needed effects, florbetaben f-18 (the active ingredient contained in Neuraceq) 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 florbetaben f-18:

Incidence Not Known

  • Fast heartbeat
  • fever
  • hives, itching, or rash
  • hoarseness
  • irritation
  • joint pain, stiffness, or swelling
  • redness of the skin
  • swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet
  • tightness in the chest
  • troubled breathing or swallowing

Some side effects of florbetaben f-18 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:

Less Common

  • Pain, redness, or skin irritation at the injection site

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to florbetaben f-18: intravenous solution

General

The most frequently observed adverse reactions in subjects were injection site reactions consisting of erythema, irritation and pain. All adverse reactions were mild to moderate in severity and of short duration.[Ref]

Local

Common (1% to 10%): Injection/application site erythema, irritation, pain[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Neuraceq (florbetaben F-18)." IBA Molecular North America Inc, Dulles, VA.

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.

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