Last updated on RxList: 12/15/2018
Technescan Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 12/15/2018

Technescan HDP Kit for the Preparation of Technetium Tc 99m Oxidronate is a diagnostic skeletal imaging agent used to demonstrate areas of altered osteogenesis inadult and pediatric patients. Side effects of Technescan HDP are infrequent and include:

  • hypersensitivity reactions,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting, and
  • injection site reactions.

The recommended adult dose of Technetium Tc 99m-labeled Technescan HDP is 555 MBq (15 mCi) with a range of 370 to 740 MBq (10 to 20 mCi). The recommended pediatric dose is 7.4 MBq (0.20 mCi)/kg with a range of 7.4 to 13 MBq (0.20 to 0.35 mCi)/kg. Technescan HDP may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Technescan HDP; it is unknown how it will affect a fetus. Technescan HDP passes into breast milk. Breastfeeding while using Technescan HDP is not recommended. Formula feedings should be substituted for breast feedings while using Technescan HDP.

Our Technescan HDP Kit for the Preparation of Technetium Tc 99m Oxidronate 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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Hypersensitivity reactions, including life-threatening reactions, as well as nausea, vomiting and injection site reactions, have been infrequently reported with Technetium Tc 99m Oxidronate use.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Technescan (Kit for the Preparation of Technetium Tc 99m Oxidronate)

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