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What is the definition or description of: Iopamidol allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Iopamidol allergy?

Iopamidol: Is a non ionic, low osmolar iodinated contrast material commonly used in medical imaging, for example as IV contrast for a CT scan. Allergic reaction, as in any allergic reaction, can vary from mild (e.g. hives) to life threatening anaphylaxis. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Iopamidol (Definition)

Iopamidol is an ionic, low osmolar agent which is a kind of ...Read more


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What is the isovue side effect?

What is the isovue side effect?

Allergic or toxic: A person can have a sudden drop in blood pressure and hives plus wheezing as an acute allergic reaction or it can cause kidney injury with temporary drop in function.
Most people with normal renal function have no problems with it. ...Read more

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What is the risk of contrast isovue 60 ml?

What is the risk of contrast isovue 60 ml?

Allergy? Renal prob?: Isovue is a common intravenous contrast agent though can be administered by other methods. It is iodine based so there the risk of allergic reaction. Additionally, if you already have problems with your kidney function there is a risk of having acute worsening and you should consult with your treating physician before receiving IV contrast. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of isovue 60 ml?

What are the side effects of isovue 60 ml?

Contrast Agent: Isovue is a contrast agent usually administered through an IV route for an imaging study. When used appropriately is safe with no side effects. Some can be allergic to the agent. Allergic reactions can range from minor such as a rash to more severe reactions such as anaphylactic shock. Sometimes it can cause reversible or irreversible decreased kidney function which is usually dose dependent. ...Read more

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Side effects of isovue?

Side effects of isovue?

Contrast reaction: Which is an allergic reaction. Kidney damage. See isovue at drugs. Com for list of side effects. ...Read more

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Will contrast isovue cause kidney damage or failure?

Probably not: Two of the best, most rigorously conducted and analyzed studies done in the last few years came to nearly identical conclusions: with normal kidney fxn to begin with modern iodine contrast agents used properly do not result in more kidney problems than is seen in the general population of patients who have medical imaging. In severe kidney disease pts some caution is still needed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Isovue allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Isovue allergy?

Contrast allergies.: Isovue is a contrast agent often used in CT scanning. If someone is allergic, they may have more mild symptoms such as hives after an injection. More significant reactions include feelings of tightness in throat, drop in blood pressure, or facial swelling, shortness of breath, anaphylaxis. Severe allergies are not common but can occur. Discuss any history of prior allergies or asthma with doc ...Read more

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Will contrast isovue cause kidney damage, kidneys failure?

It can: All idodinated contrast agents used for radiographs can cause kidney injury. The risk is proportional to your level of renal function and they should be avoided if kidney function is impaired.
If it is absolutely necessary to use them special preparations to reduce the risk can be taken. ...Read more

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Could isovue 60 ml caused kidney failure?

Could isovue 60 ml caused kidney failure?

It is possible: Iv contrast can cause temporary kidney problems. If your kidneys are not functioning normally in the first place, they are more susceptible to this. Your doctors should make sure that the benefits of the test that requires contrast outweighs any risks. There are medications that help reduce the risk if you must have the test. ...Read more

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Can isovue cause kidney failure?

Can isovue cause kidney failure?

Yes: Need to check kidney function before you receive the dye. ...Read more

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Does isovue 60 ml cause kidney failure?

Does isovue 60 ml cause kidney failure?

Not in Normal people: Patients with compromised kidney function are the only one suffer this complication. Enough fluid intake before and after administration of isovue will help on those patients. A person with normal function should not worry up to 150 ml of Isovue injection. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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