Technetium tc 99m mertiatide (By injection)
Technetium Tc 99m Mertiatide (tek-NEE-shee-um Tc 99m mer-TYE-a-tide)
Used to help view the kidneys.
Technescan Mag3There may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:This medicine is not right for everyone. You should not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to technetium or mertiatide.
How to Use This Medicine:
- A doctor or other health professional will give you this medicine. This medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein.
- You should urinate as often as possible for 6 hours after you receive this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids so you will pass more urine. This will help flush the medicine from your body.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid:
Warnings While Using This Medicine:
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor may tell you to pump and discard your breast milk for a short time after you receive this medicine.
- You will be exposed to radiation when you are given this medicine. Talk with your doctor if you have concerns about this.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Last Updated: 3/4/2018