Definity RT Intravenous Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • chest pain
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • backache
  • dizziness
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • headache
  • nausea
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • kidney pain
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

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    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a hearing disorder
  • high blood pressure
  • a low supply of oxygen rich blood to the heart
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • rapid ventricular heartbeat
  • atrial fibrillation
  • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
  • complete stoppage of the heart
  • slow heartbeat
  • a transient ischemic attack, a type of stroke that lasts only a few minutes
  • low blood pressure
  • a feeling of throat tightness
  • lung failure causing loss of breath
  • hives
  • decreased alertness or consciousness
  • unconsciousness
  • fainting
  • seizures
  • a skin rash
  • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
  • wheezing
  • trouble breathing
  • an abnormal breathing sound called stridor
  • decreased oxygen in the tissues or blood
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
  • oil microembolism in the lung
  • fast heartbeat
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • agitation
  • blurred vision
  • a change in vision
  • throat irritation
  • dry mouth
  • indigestion
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • itching
  • joint pain
  • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
  • leg cramps
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • fever
  • low energy
  • pain
  • chills
  • muscle tremors
  • numbness
  • visible water retention
  • cough
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • hematoma, a collection of blood outside of the blood vessels
  • intense abdominal pain
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