Hexaminolevulinate (Inside the bladder)
Hexaminolevulinate Hydrochloride (hex-a-mee-noe-LEV-ue-lin-ate hye-droe-KLOR-ide)
Used in a procedure for the bladder called cystoscopy to check for cancer cells. This medicine is an imaging agent.
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When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to hexaminolevulinate hydrochloride, aminolevulinic acid, or methyl aminolevulinate. You should not receive this medicine if you have large amounts of blood in the urine or porphyria (an enzyme problem). Do not receive this medicine if you have had any bladder solutions for cancer treatment, such as BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin), in the past 90 days.
How to Use This Medicine:
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:
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
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
Last Updated: 6/12/2013
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