TechneLite Side Effects Center

Last updated on RxList: 4/26/2022
TechneLite Side Effects Center

What Is TechneLite?

TechneLite (Sodium Pertechnetate Tc 99m Injection) is a diagnostic radiopharmaceutical used in adults for thyroid imaging, salivary gland imaging, urinary bladder imaging (direct isotopic cystography) for the detection of vesico-ureteral reflux, and nasolacrimal drainage system imaging (dacryoscintigraphy). TechneLite is used in children for thyroid imaging, and urinary bladder imaging (direct isotopic cystography) for the detection of vesico-ureteral reflux.

What Are Side Effects of TechneLite?

Side effects of TechneLite are uncommon and may include allergic reactions.

Dosage for TechneLite

The dosage of TechneLite employed varies with each diagnostic procedure.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with TechneLite?

TechneLite may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

TechneLite During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

During pregnancy, TechneLite is generally not recommended for use and should be administered only if prescribed. It is unknown if it could harm a fetus. This drug passes into breast milk. Formula feedings should be substituted for breastfeeding; consult your doctor.

Additional Information

Our TechneLite (Sodium Pertechnetate Tc 99m Injection) 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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Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis have been reported infrequently following the administration of Sodium Pertechnetate Tc 99m Injection.


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