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Dysphasia, Tremor (5587221-X)
on Aug 13, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 67 years of age, weighting 114.6 lb, was treated with Cardiolite Inj. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cardiolite side effects: dysphasia, tremor. Cardiolite Inj dosage: N/A.

Cough, Wheezing (5587220-8)
Patient was taking Cardiolite. Patient felt the following Cardiolite side effects: cough, wheezing on Aug 10, 2007 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 59 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • cardiac stress test
and. Cardiolite dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Thallium


Thrombocytopenia (5587217-8)
Adverse event was reported on Jul 25, 2007 by a Female taking Cardiolite Inj (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 101.4 lb, After Cardiolite was administered, patient encountered several Cardiolite side effects: thrombocytopenia.

Hypersensitivity, Injection Site Reaction (5587216-6)
on Jul 05, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 147.7 lb, was treated with Cardiolite. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cardiolite side effects: hypersensitivity, injection site reaction. Cardiolite dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Lovastatin



Diplopia (5587215-4)
on Jun 14, 2007 Male from UNITED STATES , 85 years of age, weighting 180.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • cardiac pharmacologic stress test
and was treated with Cardiolite Inj. Patient felt the following Cardiolite side effects: diplopia. Cardiolite Inj dosage: N/A.

Abdominal Pain, Back Pain, Diarrhoea (5587213-0)
Patient was taking Cardiolite. After Cardiolite was administered, patient encountered several Cardiolite side effects: abdominal pain, back pain, diarrhoea on May 10, 2007 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 63 years of age, . Cardiolite dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Prednisone Tab
  • Premarin
  • Flonase
  • Zyrtec
  • Sudafed 12 Hour
  • Diazepam
  • Combivent


Chest Pain, Nausea, Tachycardia (5587212-9)
Adverse event was reported on May 08, 2007 by a Female taking Cardiolite (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • cardiac stress test
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 30 years of age, weighting 152.1 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cardiolite side effects: chest pain, nausea, tachycardia.
Associated medications used:
  • Maalox
  • Zofran
  • Ondansetron
  • Enoxaparin Sodium
  • Famotidine
  • Promethazine
  • Alprazolam
  • Tylenol


Dysgeusia, Throat Irritation, Tongue Disorder (5587208-7)
on Apr 12, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 63 years of age, weighting 156.5 lb, was treated with Cardiolite Inj. Patient felt the following Cardiolite side effects: dysgeusia, throat irritation, tongue disorder. Cardiolite Inj dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Toprol-xl
  • Hydrochlorothiazide


Blister, Dermatitis, Neurodermatitis, Pruritus, Rash (5587207-5)
on Apr 12, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 46 years of age, weighting 169.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • cardiac stress test
and was treated with Cardiolite Inj. After Cardiolite was administered, patient encountered several Cardiolite side effects: blister, dermatitis, neurodermatitis, pruritus, rash. Cardiolite Inj dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Catapres
  • Celebrex
  • Accupril
  • Norvasc


Pruritus (5587204-X)
Patient was taking Cardiolite. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cardiolite side effects: pruritus on Mar 22, 2007 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 44 years of age, weighting 138.9 lb, . Cardiolite dosage: N/A.

Arthralgia, Musculoskeletal Discomfort, Pain In Extremity (5587200-2)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 26, 2007 by a Male taking Cardiolite Inj (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • cardiac stress test
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 59 years of age, weighting 200.6 lb, Patient felt the following Cardiolite side effects: arthralgia, musculoskeletal discomfort, pain in extremity.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Zetia


Asthenia, Dizziness, Dysstasia (5587199-9)
on Jan 23, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 52 years of age, weighting 119.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • scan parathyroid
and was treated with Cardiolite Inj. After Cardiolite was administered, patient encountered several Cardiolite side effects: asthenia, dizziness, dysstasia. Cardiolite Inj dosage: N/A.

Flushing, Rash (5587197-5)
on Jan 08, 2007 Male from UNITED STATES , 69 years of age, weighting 187.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • cardiac stress test
and was treated with Cardiolite. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cardiolite side effects: flushing, rash. Cardiolite dosage: Recv 10.4 Millicurie @ 7:28am And 31.1 Millicurie @ 8:30am Lot #s 06363191 And 06363104.
Associated medications used:
  • Niacin
  • Lidocaine
  • Vitamin E
  • Amitriptyline Hcl
  • Flomax
  • Prevacid
  • Methadone Hcl
Patient was hospitalized.

Contusion, Heart Rate Irregular, Pain In Extremity, Renal Disorder, Spleen Disorder, Splenic Injury, Vision Blurred (5482314-X)
Patient was taking Cardiolite. Patient felt the following Cardiolite side effects: contusion, heart rate irregular, pain in extremity, renal disorder, spleen disorder, splenic injury, vision blurred on Oct 02, 2007 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • cardiac function test
and. Cardiolite dosage: N/A.

Dysarthria, Swollen Tongue (5452720-8)
Adverse event was reported on Sep 11, 2007 by a Female taking Cardiolite (Dosage: 15.4 Millicuries For Resting Phase And 45.4 Millicuries For Stress Phase.) was diagnosed with
  • cardiac stress test
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 57 years of age, weighting 269.0 lb, After Cardiolite was administered, patient encountered several Cardiolite side effects: dysarthria, swollen tongue.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Nexium
  • Naproxen
  • Albuterol
  • Lisinopril
  • Glyburide
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Furosemide
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Failure, Coma, Hypotension, Pyrexia, Renal Failure, Respiratory Failure (5413354-4)
on Aug 10, 2007 Male from UNITED STATES , 84 years of age, weighting 218.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • cardiac stress test
and was treated with Cardiolite. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cardiolite side effects: cardiac failure, coma, hypotension, pyrexia, renal failure, respiratory failure. Cardiolite dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Aricept
  • Actos
  • Atenolol
  • Glipizide
  • Lovastatin
  • Clonidine
  • Fish Oil


Coma, Hypotension, Pyrexia, Renal Failure (5406335-8)
on Aug 06, 2007 Male from UNITED STATES , 84 years of age, weighting 218.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • cardiac stress test
and was treated with Cardiolite. Patient felt the following Cardiolite side effects: coma, hypotension, pyrexia, renal failure. Cardiolite dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aricept
  • Actos
  • Atenolol
  • Glipizide
  • Lovastatin
  • Clonidine
  • Fish Oil


Respiratory Arrest (5357523-0)
Patient was taking Cardiolite Inj. After Cardiolite was administered, patient encountered several Cardiolite side effects: respiratory arrest on Jun 13, 2007 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 67 years of age, . Cardiolite Inj dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Discomfort, Arthropathy, Asthenia, Muscular Weakness, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Pain, Tremor (5345998-2)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 01, 2007 by a Female taking Cardiolite Inj (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 83 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cardiolite side effects: abdominal discomfort, arthropathy, asthenia, muscular weakness, musculoskeletal stiffness, pain, tremor. Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Abdominal Discomfort, Arthropathy, Asthenia, Muscular Weakness, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Pain, Tremor (5331168-0)
on May 18, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 83 years of age, was treated with Cardiolite Inj. Patient felt the following Cardiolite side effects: abdominal discomfort, arthropathy, asthenia, muscular weakness, musculoskeletal stiffness, pain, tremor. Cardiolite Inj dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Chest Pain, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dyspnoea, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting (5321078-7)
on May 08, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 77 years of age, weighting 172.0 lb, was treated with Cardiolite. After Cardiolite was administered, patient encountered several Cardiolite side effects: chest pain, diarrhoea, dizziness, dyspnoea, headache, nausea, vomiting. Cardiolite dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Adenoscan
Patient was hospitalized.

Anxiety, Blood Pressure Increased (5266074-3)
Patient was taking Cardiolite. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cardiolite side effects: anxiety, blood pressure increased on Mar 12, 2007 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 76 years of age, weighting 136.7 lb, was diagnosed with
  • arrhythmia
  • tachycardia
and. Cardiolite dosage: N/A.

Anxiety, Blood Pressure Increased (5231341-6)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 26, 2007 by a Male taking Cardiolite (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 76 years of age, weighting 136.7 lb, Patient felt the following Cardiolite side effects: anxiety, blood pressure increased.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin
  • Folic Acid
  • Vytorin
  • Folate
  • B12
  • Multi-vitamin


Chest Pain, Dyspnoea (5222493-2)
on Sep 21, 2006 Female from UNITED STATES , 44 years of age, weighting 275.6 lb, was diagnosed with
  • cardiac stress test
and was treated with Cardiolite. After Cardiolite was administered, patient encountered several Cardiolite side effects: chest pain, dyspnoea. Cardiolite dosage: 1 Dose Was Given On Each Of 2 Consecutive Days.. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Lactic Acid (5222491-9)
on Aug 17, 2006 Female from UNITED STATES , 66 years of age, was treated with Cardiolite. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cardiolite side effects: blood lactic acid. Cardiolite dosage: N/A.

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