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Anaphylactic or urticarial reactions have been reported in patients with or without history of allergy to iodides. If such reactions occur, treatment with the appropriate agents, e.g., epinephrine, antihistamines, and corticosteroids should be administered.

Read the Ic-Green (tricarbocyanine) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects


Heparin preparations containing sodium bisulfite reduce the absorption peak of ICGREEN ™ in blood and, therefore, should not be used as an anticoagulant for the collection of samples for analysis.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/19/2015

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