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Eovist Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is gadoxetate (Eovist)?
- What are the possible side effects of gadoxetate (Eovist)?
- What is the most important information I should know about gadoxetate (Eovist)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving gadoxetate (Eovist)?
- How is gadoxetate given (Eovist)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Eovist)?
- What happens if I overdose (Eovist)?
- What should I avoid after receiving gadoxetate (Eovist)?
- What other drugs will affect gadoxetate (Eovist)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Eovist)?
Since gadoxetate is used only during your MRI, you will not be on a dosing schedule.
What happens if I overdose (Eovist)?
Since gadoxetate is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid after receiving gadoxetate (Eovist)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect gadoxetate (Eovist)?
Tell your doctor if you are also taking rifampin (Rifadin, Rifater, Rifamate).
Gadoxetate can harm the kidneys in certain people, and this effect may be increased if you also use other medicines harmful to the kidneys. Before you receive gadoxetate, tell your doctor about all other medications you use. Many other drugs (including some over-the-counter medicines) can be harmful to the kidneys.
There may be other drugs that can affect gadoxetate. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about gadoxetate.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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