Generic Name : Indigotindisulfonate Therapeutic Classification : Miscellaneous
International- Indigo Carmine. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a pH indicator, used in kidney functional test and applied as a localizing agent during cystoscopy and ureteral catheterization. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients who have previously experienced a serious side effect.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
IV/IM- The recommended dose is 5ml. How it should be taken :
It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle. Warnings and Precautions :
* It is harmful to the respiratory tract if inhaled.
* Caution needed for pregnant women. Side Effects :
Type B reactions.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at controlled room temperature (15°-30°C).
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