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An-Sulfur Colloid

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/3/2020
An-Sulfur Colloid Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 1/3/2019

What Is An-Sulfur Colloid?

An-Sulfur Colloid (kit for the preparation of technetium Tc 99m sulfur colloid injection) is a radioactive diagnostic agent used in adults, to assist in the localization of lymph nodes draining a primary tumor in patients with breast cancer or malignant melanoma when used with a hand-held gamma counter; and for evaluation of peritoneo-venous (LeVeen) shunt patency in adults. An-Sulfur Colloid is used in adults and pediatric patients, for imaging areas of functioning reticuloendothelial cells in the liver, spleen and bone marrow; and studies of esophageal transit and gastroesophageal reflux, and detection of pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents.

What Are Side Effects of An-Sulfur Colloid?

Side effects of An-Sulfur Colloid include:

Dosage for An-Sulfur Colloid

The dosage of An-Sulfur Colloid varies depending on the procedure being performed.

An-Sulfur Colloid In Children

The safety and efficacy of An-Sulfur Colloid in pediatric patients has been shown for the following indications: liver, spleen, and bone marrow imaging, and gastroesophageal and pulmonary aspiration studies.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with An-Sulfur Colloid?

An-Sulfur Colloid may interact with other medicines.

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

An-Sulfur Colloid During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using An-Sulfur Colloid it is unknown how it would affect a fetus. An-Sulfur Colloid passes into breast milk. Breastfeeding women are advised to pump and discard breast milk for 24 hours and minimize close contact with infants for 6 hours after receiving a An-Sulfur Colloid Injection.

Additional Information

Our An-Sulfur Colloid (kit for the preparation of technetium Tc 99m sulfur colloid injection) for Subcutaneous, Intraperitoneal, Intravenous and Oral Use. 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.

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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SIDE EFFECTS

The most frequently reported adverse reactions, across all categories of use and routes of administration, include rash, allergic reaction, urticaria, anaphylaxis/anaphylactic shock, and hypotension. Less frequently reported adverse reactions are fatal cardiopulmonary arrest, seizures, dyspnea, bronchospasm, abdominal pain, flushing, nausea, vomiting, itching, fever, chills, perspiration, numbness, and dizziness. Local injection site reactions, including burning, blanching, erythema, sclerosis, swelling, eschar, and scarring, have also been reported.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for An-Sulfur Colloid (Kit for Preparation of Technetium Tc99m Sulfur Colloid Injection)

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