The below information on Definity has been taken from official FDA sources, but we cannot guarantee it's accuracy. Please use this site for educational purposes only. This site does not replace a proper discussion with your doctor.
|Generic:||Perflutren Lipid Microspheres|
|This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:|
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Definity is a diagnostic contrast medicine (special dye) that is used during some echocardiograms (ultrasound images of the heart) when the doctor needs to see a clearer picture of the patientís heart.
Who Should Not Take Definity
You should not be given Definity if you:
- have a heart shunt
- are allergic to octafluoropropane or to any of the other ingredients in Definity
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