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Piflufolastat F 18 Side Effects

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 15, 2022.

Applies to piflufolastat F 18: intravenous solution.

Serious side effects of Piflufolastat F 18

Along with its needed effects, piflufolastat F 18 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 piflufolastat F 18:

Incidence not known

  • Difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  • fast heartbeat
  • skin itching, rash, or redness
  • swelling of the face, throat, or tongue

Other side effects of Piflufolastat F 18

Some side effects of piflufolastat 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

  • Change in taste
  • headache
  • loss of taste
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

  • Pain, redness, or irritation at the injection site

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to piflufolastat F 18: intravenous solution.

Gastrointestinal

Common (1% to 10%): Dysgeusia[Ref]

General

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Headache and fatigue[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Pylarify (piflufolastat F-18)." Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (2022):

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.