Move slowly when getting up from the scanner table to avoid any dizziness or lightheadedness.
You will be instructed to drink plenty of fluids and empty your bladder often for 24 to 48 hours after the scan. This will help flush the remaining tracer from your body.
The IV site will be checked for any
signs of redness or swelling. If you notice any pain, redness, or swelling at the IV
site after you go home, you should tell your healthcare provider. This may be a sign of
infection or other type of reaction.
You should not have any other radionuclide procedures for the next 24 to 48 hours after your bone scan.
You may go back to your usual diet and activities, unless your healthcare provider tells you differently.
Your healthcare provider may give you other instructions after the procedure, depending on your particular situation.