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Most of the adverse reactions reported were transient and of mild intensity. Those most commonly reported were: feeling of warmth/flushing, headache and nausea. In clinical trials with Teslascan (mangafodipir) , adverse reactions have been reported with the following frequencies given in the table below (very common ≥ 1/10; common ( ≥ 1/100 to < 1/10); uncommon ( ≥ 1/1,000 to < 1/100); rare ( ≥ 1/10,000 to < 1/1,000); very rare < 1/10,000, not known (cannot be estimated from the available data). Within each frequency grouping, undesirable effects are presented in order of decreasing seriousness.
|System Organ Class||Adverse Reactions||Frequency|
|Immune system disorders||Hypersensitivity reactions (such as skin reactions, rhinitis, pharyngitis)
|Nervous system disorders||Headache
Dizziness, paraesthesia, transient perverted sensation of taste
|Eye disorders||Visual disturbance||Very rare|
Abdominal pain, diarrhoea, vomiting
|General disorders and administration site conditions||Flushing, feeling hot
Fever, injection site pain
Mangafodipir can cause transient increases of bilirubin and liver transaminases and transient decreases in plasma zinc.
The frequency of mild and moderate, non-serious adverse reactions, mainly transient warmth and flushing, is likely to increase when TESLASCAN (mangafodipir) is administered at the faster rate advised (4–6 ml/min).
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Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction
No interaction studies have been performed.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/3/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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