Magnilek Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Magnilek Injection

Magnilek Injection is used as Diagnostic agent.

Magnilek Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reaction
  • Renal failure
  • Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis

How to use Magnilek Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Magnilek Injection works

Gadopentetic acid belongs to the class of drugs known as contrast agents. It enhances the image contrast of the internal body structures and improves the visibility due to the increase in their signal and intensity when placed in strong magnetic fields and radio waves used in MRI scanners.

Magnilek Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Magnilek Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Magnilek Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Magnilek Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Magnilek Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Magnilek Injection?

Not applicable. Magnilek Injection is given before imaging test, so it is important to take it at the time as advised by the doctor. If you miss the dose, your test results can be inaccurate.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Gadopentetic acid must be administered in the aseptic condition to avoid infection.
  • Immediately inform your physician of any suspected allergic reaction after injection. Contrasting materials tend to have late onset of reactions.
  • Inform your doctor prior to injection if you have history of implantation of artificial pacemaker in heart or any other metal implants or clips in the blood vessels. 
  • Inform your doctor of history of kidney disease, low blood pressure, fits (epilepsy) or other allergic respiratory conditions such as asthma.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.  
  • Do not administered if allergic to gadopentetic acid or to any other such diagnostic contrasting agents.
  • Do not take if suffering from kidney disease.
  • Do not give to Children below 2 years of age.

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Jul 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Cnergy IT Park, 3rd floor Appa Saheb Marathe Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai 400025
MRP
1728
10 ml in 1 vial
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