Xenon Xe 133 Gas

Last updated on RxList: 1/5/2017
Xenon Xe 133 Gas Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 3/25/2016

Xenon Xe 133 Gas is a diagnostic agent used to evaluate pulmonary function and to image the lungs. Xenon Xe 133 Gas may also be applied to assessment of cerebral flow. Side effects of Xenon Xe 133 Gas 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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SIDE EFFECTS

Adverse reactions related to the use of this agent have not been reported to date.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Xenon Xe 133 Gas (Xenon Gas in Carbon Dioxide)

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