Sodium Chromate Cr 51
Chromitope Sodium Uses
Used during certain medical tests of the blood. This medicine is radioactive substance.
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.
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you 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.
You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to sodium chromate Cr 51.
If you are breastfeeding an infant, you may need to stop breastfeeding for a short time after receiving this medicine.
Talk to your doctor about the length of time you need to formula feed your baby.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant.
While using this medicine, you will be exposed to radiation.
Talk to your doctor about the risks and about precautions you need to take.
If blood is removed from your body and given back to you during your test, there is a chance that the blood could cause an infection.
Although the risk is low, talk with your doctor if you have concerns.
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