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Side effect(s) of Gadoterate meglumine

Read the side effects of Gadoterate meglumine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most frequent- Nausea, headache, injection site pain, injection site coldness and burning sensation.

Heart- Abnormal heart rhythm, fast or slow heart rate.

Immune System- Hypersensitivity/anaphylactoid reactions including heart arrest, respiratory arrest, blue or purple coloration of the skin or mucous, throat swelling, asthma, eye inflammation, eyelid swelling, increased tears, increased sweating and hives.

Central Nervous System- Coma, convulsion, fainting, lightheadedness, smell loss, tremor

Musculoskeletal- Muscle contracture, muscle weakness.

Gastrointestinal- Diarrhea, increased salivary secretion.

General- Uneasiness and fever.

Skin- Inflammation of a vein

Other Precautions : *Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Gadoterate meglumine

Gadoterate meglumine(Dotatrem) generic is a gadolinium based contrast agent, prescribed for visualization of brain along with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
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