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General Information on Iopromide

Generic Name : Iopromide

Latest prescription information about Iopromide. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Iopromide

International- Ultravist.

Why is Iopromide Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a molecule used as a contrast medium, for diagnostic procedures (E.g. angiography, and aortography). 

When should Iopromide not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Do not administer this injection intrathecally.

What is the dosage of Iopromide?

Dose and strength depend on the procedure and route of administration. The maximum recommended total dose of iodine in adults is 86 grams.

How should Iopromide be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

What are the warnings and precautions for Iopromide?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver impairment, dehydration, diabetes, congestive heart failure, elderly age, any allergy, who are taking other medications, multiple myeloma, sickle-cell disease, severe thyrotoxicosis, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may lead to dehydration; drink adequate fluid while taking this medication.

Patient may develop with increased risk of kidney failure, life-threatening or fatal anaphylactoid reactions, thyroid storm, shock and cardiac arrest. If it is so contact your health care provider immediately.

What are the side effects of Iopromide?

   Most Common : Shock, coma, stroke, brain swelling, convulsions, abnormal heart rhythm, cardiac arrest, heart attack, heart failure, slow heart rate, bluish, low blood pressure, difficulty in breathing, lung swelling, respiratory insufficiency and aspiration.
   Central Nervous System : Headache, lack of taste.
   Eye : Abnormal vision.
   Heart : Chest pain, dilation of a blood vessel.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea and vomiting.
   Musculoskeletal : Back pain.
   Genitourinary : Urinary urgency.
   General : Injection site reactions such as bleeding, blood clot, pain, swelling, redness and rash.

What are the other precautions for Iopromide?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Iopromide?

Store at 25C.


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