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- Instruct patients to inform their physician or healthcare provider if they are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Inform patients who are breastfeeding to use alternate infant nutrition sources (e.g., stored breast milk or infant formula) for 24 hours (>10 half-lives of radioactive decay for the F 18 isotope) after administration of the drug or avoid use of the drug.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/16/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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