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Clinical consequences of overdose with OMNISCAN have not been reported. The minimum lethal dose of intravenously administered OMNISCAN in rats and mice is greater than 20 mmol/kg (200 times the recommended human dose of 0.1 mmol/kg; 67 times the cumulative 0.3 mmol/kg dose). OMNISCAN is dialyzable.
OMNISCAN is contraindicated in patients with:
- chronic, severe kidney disease (glomerular filtration rate, GFR < 30 mL/min/1.73m²), or
- acute kidney injury
- prior hypersensitivity reaction to OMNISCAN
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/9/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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