What should I know about Definity before receiving it?

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You will be monitored carefully for at least a half an hour after being treated with Definity, because heart and lung problems can occur after using it. Those problems can become fatal. If you have heart problems, QT prolongation, irregular heartbeat, heart failure, lung problems, blood clots in the lungs, high blood pressure in the lungs, respiratory failure, severe emphysema or have had a heart attack recently, tell your doctor before receiving Definity. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding, tell your doctor.

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