Iopamidol


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Not for intrathecal use.
Special Precautions
May inhibit blood coagulation. Multiple myeloma or other paraproteinaemia. Sickle-cell disease. Known or suspected phaeochromocytoma (monitor closely). Hyperthyroidism. Ensure adequate hydration. History of a previous sensitivity to a contrast medium, sensitivity to iodine, bronchial asthma, hay fever and food allergy. Monitor patients with CHF. Avoid angiography in patients with homocystinuria. Severe arterial or venous disease. Severe renal impairment, combined renal and hepatic disease or anuria, especially when large doses are used. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Arrhythmias, arterial spasm, flushing, vasodilatation, angina, cardiopulmonary arrest; dizziness, confusion, paraesthesia, visual disturbances, seizure, paralysis, coma, temporary amnesia; inj site pain, pallor, periorbital and facial oedema; coughing, sneezing, rhinitis, asthma, apnoea, laryngeal oedema, chest tightness; watery itchy eyes, lachrymation, conjunctivitis; muscle spasm, involuntary leg movement; tremors, malaise; severe retching and choking, abdominal pain; urogenital pain, haematuria.
Potentially Fatal: Severe anaphylactoid reactions.
Drug Interactions
May increase risk of renal toxicity in patients with known or suspected hepatic or biliary disorder given concurrent oral cholecystographic agents.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
V08AB04 - iopamidol ; Belongs to the class of watersoluble, nephrotropic, low osmolar preparations used as X-ray contrast media.
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