Entero Vu

Last updated on RxList: 6/12/2020
Entero Vu Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Entero Vu?

Entero Vu (24% barium sulfate suspension) is a positive contrast agent for radiographic studies indicated for radiography of the gastrointestinal tract.

What Are Side Effects of Entero Vu?

Side effects of Entero Vu are uncommon and usually mild and include:

  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • diarrhea and abdominal cramping

Dosage for Entero Vu

Pour in a glass and have the patient drink 600 mL within 15 minutes. The first radio-graph should be taken 15 to 20 minutes after the patient started drinking followed by a radiograph every 20 minutes until terminal ileum is visualized radio-graphically.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Entero Vu?

Entero Vu may interact with other drugs taken orally at the same time. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Entero Vu During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Entero Vu; radiation is known to cause harm to the fetus exposed in utero. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Entero Vu (24% barium sulfate suspension) 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.

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Entero Vu Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe stomach pain;
  • severe stomach cramps, diarrhea, or constipation;
  • chest pain, trouble breathing or swallowing;
  • ringing in your ears;
  • sweating, confusion, fast heart rate; or
  • pale skin, blue-colored skin, weakness.

Common side effects may include:

  • mild stomach cramps;
  • nausea, vomiting; or
  • loose stools or mild constipation.

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.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Entero Vu (24% Barium Sulfate Suspension)

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Entero Vu Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

The following adverse reactions have been identified from spontaneous reporting or clinical studies of barium sulfate administered orally. Because the reactions are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not always possible to reliably estimate their frequency or to establish a causal relationship to drug exposure:

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramping
  • Serious adverse reactions and fatalities include aspiration pneumonitis, barium sulfate impaction, intestinal perforation with consequent peritonitis and granuloma formation, vasovagal and syncopal episodes

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Entero Vu (24% Barium Sulfate Suspension)

© Entero Vu Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Entero Vu Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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