Medicine Overview of Ultravist Injection
Uses of Ultravist Injection
Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection is used in the treatment of disease of spinal cord.
Side effects of Ultravist Injection
Headache, Altered taste, Vomiting, Chest pain, Injection site pain, Back pain, Nausea, Infusion site reaction, Abnormal vision, Decreased blood pressure, Frequent urge to urinate.
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.
In Depth Information on Ultravist Injection
Expert advice for Ultravist Injection
• 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.
Special precautions for Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection 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.
Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection is probably usafe to use duri+more
ng lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection alter+more
s the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
There is limited information available on the use of Ultravi+more
st 300mg I/ml Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Not applicable. Iopromide 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 Ultravist 300mg I/ml Injection
Frequently asked questions for Iopromide
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.
Substitutes for Ultravist
No substitutes found for this medicine