"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vizamyl (flutemetamol F 18 injection), a radioactive diagnostic drug for use with positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of the brain in adults being evaluated for Alzheimer's disease (AD) "...
Instruct patients to inform their healthcare provider if they:
- are pregnant or breast feeding, or
- have had prior reactions to Vizamyl or any component, including polysorbate 80, or
- have reduced renal or hepatic function
Instruct patients to increase their level of hydration before and after receiving Vizamyl (Flutemetamol F 18 Injection) and to void frequently for the first 24 hours following Vizamyl administration.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/3/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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