What should I know about CIS-Sulfur Colloid?

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Studies conducted have not provided sufficient information to determine if people over 65 years of age respond differently than younger persons to CIS-Sulfur Colloid. Although rare, fatal reactions have occurred after injection, so life support systems should be readily available. Some people experience lung and tissue damage due to this drug. This is considered a pregnancy Category C drug, and it is not known if this can harm a fetus. Pregnant women or women who want to become pregnant are advised not to use this drug. It is not to be used when breastfeeding. This is considered a radioactive material and medical personnel should follow proper procedures to minimize potential exposure. It is best to use as little of it as possible to get the effective imaging results.

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