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Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection is known as a contrast agent. It is injected into the body before an X-ray test or CT scan to enhance the visibility of internal body structures like blood vessels and non-bony structures.

Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection is administered by a healthcare professional in a hospital and clinical setting. This medicine should not be self-administered.

The most common side effects of this medicine include headache, nausea, injection site reactions, vasodilatation, vomiting, back pain, frequent urge to urinate, chest pain, taste change, and abnormal vision. If you experience any of this side effect and it bothers you, let your doctor know.

Uses of Ultravist Injection

  • Diagnostic agent

Side effects of Ultravist Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ultravist

  • Headache
  • Taste change
  • Vomiting
  • Chest pain
  • Back pain
  • Nausea
  • Abnormal vision
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Vasodilation
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Ultravist Injection

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

How Ultravist Injection works

Iopromide belongs to a class of drugs known as Iodinated radiographic contrast agent. It enhances imaging due to its high Iodine content attenuating the beam of X-rays during examination.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ultravist Injection?

Not applicable. Ultravist 300mg I/ml 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

Quick Tips

• Always keep yourself hydrated before administration of any contrast media to prevent any kidney damage due to dehydration. 
• Do not administer iopromide intrathecal (within the layers of spine).
• Inform your doctor if you have liver, kidney or heart disease or if you had reactions to previous injections of Iopromide used for x-ray procedures.
• 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) or any blood clotting problems.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Patients allergic to iopromide or any of its ingredients should not take it.
• Children who have been administered a laxative or are dehydrated due to prolonged fasting should not take iopromide.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
4-Halobenzoic Acids Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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My bilirubin levels are higher than normal which is 1.85 against a range of 0.3 to 1.2. I do get my body tests done every year and it is high for several years now and not coming. Down, this time I got my liver function test done specifically to see the results which I'm attaching here. I lead a healthy lifestyle by spending close to 8 hrs doing running and exercise in a week. I occasionally consume alcohol, average once a week that beer. Let me know the remedies.
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Internal Medicine
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need clarification on Lantus 100 IU/ml. I currently take Lantus 100 IU/ml (5x3ml cartridge). However in the website I see the option below: Lantus 100 IU/ML INJECTION Sanofi India Ltd generic icon (10ML injection each) IS it the same?? what is the difference
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
It is for hospital usage. It is same
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FAQs

Q. Is Iopromide radioactive?

No. Iopromide is not radioactive

Q. Is Iopromide water soluble?

Yes. Iopromide is a water soluble X-ray contrast agent for intravascular administration.
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References

  1. Iopromide. Berlin, Germany: Iopromide; 2007. [Accessed on 5 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Iopromide. Wayne, New Jersey: Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 1995 [May 2012]. [Accessed 22 Jan. 2019] (online) Avaialble from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 3 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
Expires on or after: December, 2020

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