Indium In 111 Chloride (IN-dee-um In 111 KLOR-ide)
Used during a medical test or imaging procedure to help internal organs show up better
There may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used
You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to indium In 111 chloride.
How to Use This Medicine
- Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.
- A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine.
- This medicine is mixed with a small amount of blood that is drawn from one of your veins. The blood and medicine mixture is then injected into your body through a needle placed in one of your veins. Within a day after receiving this medicine, you will have CT scan.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine
- Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
- High blood pressure.
- Lightheadedness or fainting.
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Pain, itching, burning or swelling under your skin where the shot is given.