Medicine Overview of Omnipaque Infusion
Uses of Omnipaque Infusion
Omnipaque 350mg Infusion is used in diagnosis of disease of spinal cord.
Side effects of Omnipaque Infusion
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.
How to use Omnipaque Infusion
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
How Omnipaque Infusion works
Iohexol belongs to a class of drugs known as radiographic contrast agents. It enhances imaging due to its high Iodine content attenuating the beam of X-rays during examination.
In Depth Information on Omnipaque Infusion
Expert advice for Omnipaque Infusion
• Keep yourself well hydrated before consumption of any contrast media to prevent any kidney damage. • Inform your doctor if you are diabetic or if you have cancer, pheochromocytoma (adrenal gland tumor), blood disorder (Sickle cell anemia) or thyroid disorder or if you have a history of fits (epilepsy), heart diseases, multiple sclerosis or alcoholism. • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience chest pain spreading to other parts of body, headache, and numbness after receiving iohexol. • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. • Patients allergic to Iohexol or any of its ingredients and any other iodinated contrast media should avoid taking it. • Patient with any local or systemic infection which may cause infection in blood (bacteremia) or receiving other medicine such as corticosteroids in case the contrast media has to be administered intrathecal (within the layers of spinal cord) should avoid taking Iohexol.
Special precautions for Omnipaque 350mg Infusion
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Omnipaque 350mg Infusion is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Omnipaque 350mg Infusion is safe to use during lactation. H+more
uman 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....
It is not known whether Omnipaque 350mg Infusion alters the+more
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Omnipaque 350mg Infusion is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment. Caution should be advised in patients with combined renal and hepatic disease....
Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment. Caution should be advised in patients with combined renal and hepatic disease.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Not applicable. Iohexol 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.
Frequently asked questions for Omnipaque 350mg Infusion
Frequently asked questions for Iohexol
Q. How does Iohexol work?
Iohexol contains iodine and works by enhancing contrasts to body parts and fluids. Iohexol improves the images obtained during a CT scan for easily diagnose your condition
Q. Is Iohexol radioactive?
No, it is not radioactive
Q. Is Iohexol water soluble?
Yes. Iohexol is a water soluble iodinated contrast medium.