Generic Name : Diatrizoate and Iodipamide Therapeutic Classification : Diagnostic Agents ICD Code : Y57.6
International- Sinografin. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is radiopaque contrast medium, prescribed for use in hysterosalpingography (X-ray of the uterus and fallopian tubes ). When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in pregnant women. It should not be attempted during menstrual period, within 30 days following curettage or within six months following the termination of pregnancy.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
The recommended dose range is 1.5 to 10 mL. How it should be taken :
It comes as a solution, administered via uterine cannula. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of allergy to iodine, any foods, or X-ray dyes, uterine cancer, asthma, any allergy, and during breastfeeding.
Side Effects :
Common- Hypersensitivity reactions, which include sweating, flushing, itching, hives, skin rashes, joint pain, respiratory distress, dizziness, syncope, low blood pressure, chills, fever, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain and tenderness.
Rare - Slow heart rate, low blood pressure, heart arrest and death.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store at 20-25Â°C. Protect from light.
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