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IF MEMORY LOSS AND CONFUSION ARE ON YOUR MIND, IT'S TIME
TO TAKE A CLOSER LOOK.

AMYVID BETA-AMYLOID SCAN

Learn More About Amyvid

INDICATIONS AND USAGE:

Amyvid is approved for use in adults with thinking or memory problems who are being assessed for Alzheimer's Disease (AD) or other causes of these symptoms. Amyvid is used by doctors in combination with other tests.

Amyvid is used with a positron emission tomography (PET) scanner to show whether high levels of plaques, which are a buildup of a protein called beta-amyloid, are in the brain.

A negative Amyvid scan means that there are few to no plaques in the brain and makes it unlikely that AD is the cause of symptoms at the time of the scan.

A positive Amyvid scan means that the amount of plaque in the brain is similar to the amount seen in people with AD.
This amount of plaque may also be seen in people with other conditions of the brain that cause thinking or memory problems, as well as in older people with normal thinking and memory.

A positive Amyvid scan does not diagnose AD or other thinking or memory disorders. Amyvid is not approved to predict the development of dementia or other brain conditions in the future or for monitoring the effectiveness of treatments.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:

What is the most important information I should know about Amyvid?

  • Risk for Misreading Scans and Other Errors
    • Errors may happen when Amyvid scan images are read. In clinical studies, a scan read as negative, when it was actually positive, accounted for most of these errors. An Amyvid scan only indicates whether beta-amyloid plaques, which are a buildup of proteins in the brain, are present at the time of the scan. Even if the scan is negative, it is possible to develop plaques in the future
  • Radiation Risk
    • Amyvid, like other radioactive diagnostic agents, adds to overall, long-term combined radiation exposure. Long-term combined radiation exposure may increase risk of cancer

What are the most common side effects of Amyvid?

  • Headache
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Tiredness
  • Injection site reaction (bleeding, irritation, or pain where Amyvid is injected)

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/safety/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

What should I tell my doctor before taking Amyvid?

  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • Tell your doctor about any prescription or over-the-counter medicines you are taking

Amyvid is available by prescription only.

See Prescribing Information.
AM CON ISI 10JAN2014