How Do Diagnosing Imaging Agents Work?

Reviewed on 10/6/2021

HOW DO DIAGNOSING IMAGING AGENTS WORK?

Diagnosing imaging agents are agents used during the imaging process to identify abnormalities in the body.

Diagnosing imaging agents, when injected into the body, bind to the diseased tissues to emit energy. This energy, emitted in the form of X-rays, gamma rays, sound waves, radio waves, and radioactive particles, helps the physician diagnose any abnormalities in the body.

HOW ARE DIAGNOSING IMAGING AGENTS USED?

Diagnosing imaging agents are injected during the imaging process to identify:

WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF DIAGNOSING IMAGING AGENTS?

An injection of diagnosing imaging agents may cause the following side effects:

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.

WHAT ARE NAMES OF DIAGNOSING IMAGING AGENTS?

Generic and brand names of diagnosing imaging agents include:

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