Angioscein

Name: Angioscein

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • AK-Fluor
  • Angioscein
  • Fluorescite

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Solution

Therapeutic Class: Disclosing Agent

Proper Use of fluorescein

This section provides information on the proper use of a number of products that contain fluorescein. It may not be specific to Angioscein. Please read with care.

A nurse or other trained health professional will give you or your child this medicine in a hospital. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.

Angioscein Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Rare
  • Bluish color
  • cold, clammy skin
  • confusion
  • cough
  • difficulty breathing
  • difficulty swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • hives, itching, or skin rash
  • lightheadedness
  • noisy breathing
  • pain, redness, swelling, or peeling of the skin
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • severe pain in the arm
  • sweating
  • tightness in the chest
  • unconsciousness
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common
  • Abdominal or stomach pain
  • diarrhea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • yellow skin and urine

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Other Interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

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