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Ethiodol

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

In Hysterosalpingography

Ethiodol (ethiodized oil) is contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to it. Ethiodol (ethiodized oil) should not be injected intrathecally or intravascularly, or used in bronchography. A history of sensitivity to iodine contraindicates the use of Ethiodol (ethiodized oil) ; iodine is split off from fatty compounds and becomes free iodine in the body. Hysterosalpingography is contraindicated in intrauterine pregnancy, acute pelvic inflammatory disease, marked cervical erosion, endocervicitis in the presence of intrauterine bleeding, in the immediate pre-or postmenstrual phase, or within 30 days of curettage or conization.

In Lymphography

Ethiodol (ethiodized oil) is contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to it. Ethiodol (ethiodized oil) should not be injected intrathecally or intravascularly or introduced into the bronchial tree. Patients with known sensitivity to iodine should not have lymphography performed. Iodine is split off from fatty compounds and becomes free iodine in the body. Lymphography is contraindicated in patients with a right to left cardiac shunt, in patients with advanced pulmonary disease, especially those with alveolar-capillary block, and in patients who have had radiotherapy to the lungs.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/3/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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