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Definity

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

The clinical consequences of overdosing with activated DEFINITY® are not known. Treatment of an overdose should be directed toward the support of all vital functions and prompt institution of symptomatic therapy [see CONTRAINDICATIONS and WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Do not administer DEFINITY® to patients with known or suspected:

  • Right-to-left, bi-directional, or transient right-to-left cardiac shunts,
  • Hypersensitivity to perflutren [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

Do not administer DEFINITY® by intra-arterial injection.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/4/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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