HOW DO NONIONIC/ISO-OSMOLALITY CONTRAST MEDIA WORK?
Nonionic/iso-osmolality, water-soluble iodinated contrast agents, when given intravenously, improve the visibility of the blood vessels through which they pass. As a result, a clear image of the internal organs is obtained until the agent gets diluted and eliminated.
HOW ARE NONIONIC/ISO-OSMOLALITY CONTRAST MEDIA USED?
Nonionic/iso-osmolality contrast media are indicated for assessing the heart function and identifying any abnormalities.
WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF NONIONIC/ISO-OSMOLALITY CONTRAST MEDIA?
An injection of nonionic/iso-osmolality contrast media may cause the following side effects:
- Discomfort at the injection site
- Chest pain
- Tingling sensation
- Skin rash
- Impaired sense of taste
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.