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Patients receiving iodinated intravascular contrast agents should be instructed to:
- Inform your physician if you are pregnant.
- Inform your physician if you are diabetic or if you have multiple myeloma, pheochromocytoma, homozygous sickle cell disease or known thyroid disorder. (See WARNINGS).
- Inform your physician if you are allergic to any drugs or food, or if you had any reactions to previous injections of dyes used for x-ray procedures. (See PRECAUTIONS, General).
- Inform your physician about any other medications you are currently taking including non-prescription drugs.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/18/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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