Xenon Xe 133 Gas
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Xenon Xe 133 Gas
Xenon Xe 133 Gas Side Effects Center
Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Xenon Xe 133 Gas is a diagnostic agent used to evaluate pulmonary function and to image the lungs. It may also be applied to assessment of cerebral flow. Side effects are uncommon; consult your doctor.
The suggested activity range of Xenon Xe 133 Gas employed for inhalation by the average adult patient (70 kg) is: Pulmonary function including imaging: 74-1110 MBq (2-30 mCi) in 3 liters of air. Cerebral blood flow: 370-1110 MBq (10-30 mCi) in 3 liters of air. Xenon Xe 133 Gas may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Xenon Xe 133 Gas should be used only if prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Xenon Xe 133 Gas Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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Xenon Xe 133 Gas FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
Adverse reactions related to the use of this agent have not been reported to date.
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