When should I call my doctor if I have received DaTscan?

Call your doctor immediately if you develop signs of an allergic reaction, including a rash, hives, swelling of the face and trouble breathing, after receiving DaTscan, a drug that's sometimes used in combination with brain scans to help doctors diagnose Parkinson's disease. Most people do not experience any side effects from DaTscan.

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