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Dr. Ira Katz
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Isovue (Overview)

Isovue is an ionic, low osmolar agent which is a kind of iodinated contrast (contrast medium).


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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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Dr. Ira Katz
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Isovue (Overview)

Isovue is an ionic, low osmolar agent which is a kind of iodinated contrast (contrast medium).


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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