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Neuraceq Side Effects

Generic Name: florbetaben f-18

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug florbetaben f-18. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Neuraceq.

For the Consumer

Applies to florbetaben f-18: intravenous solution

As well as its needed effects, florbetaben f-18 (the active ingredient contained in Neuraceq) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking florbetaben f-18, check with your doctor or nurse immediately:

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

Minor Side Effects

Some florbetaben f-18 side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

Less common:
  • Pain, redness, or skin irritation at the injection site

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to florbetaben f-18: intravenous solution


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]


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


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

It is possible that some side effects of Neuraceq may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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