Precautions

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

It is very important that your doctor check you closely while you are receiving this medicine. This will allow your doctor to see if the medicine is working properly and to decide if you should continue to receive it.

This medicine may cause serious allergic reactions. Check with your doctor right away if you have a rash, itching, swelling of the face, tongue, and throat, trouble breathing, or chest pain after you get the injection.

You will be exposed to radiation when you are given this medicine. This could increase the risk of cancer, especially for children. Talk with your doctor if you have concerns about this.

If you are a woman who can get pregnant, this medicine should be given within 10 days after the start of your monthly period or a pregnancy test should be performed within 48 hours before you receive this medicine.