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Patients receiving OPTISON should be instructed to inform their healthcare provider if they:
- have a congenital heart defect, or recent worsening of heart or lung conditions;
- have had reactions to blood, blood products, albumin or a prior OPTISON administration (see CONTRAINDICATIONS and WARNINGS);
- may be pregnant or are nursing an infant.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/6/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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