Do not use Yttriga:
- if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Yttrium ( 90Y) chloride or any of the other ingredients of Yttriga.
- if you are pregnant or if there is a possibility that you may be pregnant (see below).
Take special care with Yttriga
- Yttriga is a radioactive medicine and is only used in combination with another medicinal product. It is not intended for direct use in patients.
- Because there are strict laws covering the use, handling and disposal of radiopharmaceuticals, Yttriga will always be used in a hospital or a similar setting. It will only be handled and administered by people who are trained and qualified in the safe handling of radioactive material.
Particular care should be taken when administering radioactive medicinal products to children and adolescents (from 2 to 16 years old).
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist, if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
No interaction of Yttrium ( 90Y) chloride with other medicines are known as no clinical studies are available.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Women of childbearing potential should use effective contraception during and after treatment. Please tell your doctor if there is any possibility that you are pregnant. If you have missed a period, you should assume to be pregnant until a pregnancy test conducted is negative.
Yttriga is contraindicated in Pregnancy.
Your doctor will consider alternative techniques which do not involve ionising radiation.
Your doctor will ask you to stop breast-feeding.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.