"ATLANTA, GA â€” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning for healthcare providers and patients to be aware of a potential risk of infection from certain devices used during many open-heart surgeries.
The following serious adverse reactions have been identified during postapproval use of CardioGen-82. Because these reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to drug exposure.
Unintended radiation exposure has occurred in some patients who received rubidium Rb 82 chloride injections at clinical sites where generator eluate testing appeared insufficient [see BOXED WARNING, WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, and DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION].
Read the Cardiogen-82 (rubidium rb 82 generator) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
Specific drug-drug interactions have not been studied.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/15/2012
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