Fluciclovine F 18 Solution for injection
What is this medicine?
FLUCICLOVINE F 18 (floo SYE kloe veen F 18) is a radiopharmaceutical. It is used with a PET scan to identify possible areas of prostate cancer recurrence.
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is for injection into a vein. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
changes in taste
pain, redness, or irritation at site where injected
What may interact with this medicine?
Interactions are not expected.
What if I miss a dose?
This does not apply.
Where should I keep my medicine?
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual or allergic reaction to fluciclovine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
March 22, 2017