Technescan MAG3

Last updated on RxList: 4/8/2021
Technescan MAG3 Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Technescan MAG3?

Technescan MAG3 (technescan tc 99m mertiatide injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution) is a renal diagnostic radiopharmaceutical imaging agent for use in the diagnosis of congenital and acquired abnormalities, renal failure, urinary tract obstruction, and calculi in adults and pediatric patients. It is a diagnostic aid in providing renal function, split function, renal angiograms, and renogram curves for whole kidney and renal cortex.

What Are Side Effects of Technescan MAG3?

Side effects of Technescan MAG3 include:

Tell your doctor if you experience any side effects after receiving Technescan MAG3.

Dosage for Technescan MAG3

The suggested dose range of Technescan MAG3 employed in the average adult patient (70 kg) for renal function and imaging studies is 185 MBq (5 mCi) to 370 MBq (10 mCi). In pediatric patients the recommended dose range of Technescan MAG3 is 2.6 MBq/kg (70 μCi/kg) to 5.2 MBq/kg (140 μCi/kg) with a minimum dose of 37 MBq (1 mCi).

Technescan MAG3 In Children

Safety and effectiveness of Technescan MAG3 in pediatric patients under the age of 30 days have not been established.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Technescan MAG3?

Technescan MAG3 may interact with other medicines.

Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Technescan MAG3 During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Technescan MAG3; it is unknown if it would harm a fetus. Technescan MAG3 passes into breast milk, therefore, formula feedings should be substituted for breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Technescan MAG3 (technescan tc 99m mertiatide injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution) 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 following adverse reactions have been reported: nausea, vomiting, wheezing, dyspnea, itching, rash, tachycardia, hypertension, shaking chills, fever, and seizure.

DRUG INTERACTIONS

No Information provided

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Technescan MAG3 (Technescan tc 99m Mertiatide for Injection)

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