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Ic-Green Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

IC-Green (indocyanine green for injection) is a diagnostic agent used for determining cardiac output, hepatic function and liver blood flow, and for ophthalmic angiography. This medication is available in generic form. Common side effects include allergic reactions.

The usual doses of IC-Green are adults 5.0 mg, children 2.5 mg, and infants 1.25 mg. IC-Green may interact with heparin preparations containing sodium bisulfate. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, IC-Green should be used only if prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our IC-Green (indocyanine green for injection) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Prescribing information?

The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Ic-Green FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)


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 entire FDA prescribing information for Ic-Green (Tricarbocyanine)


Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration


You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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