Indocyanine Green (By injection)
Used as a part of medical tests or procedures. May be used to test the liver, heart, or eyes.
Uses of This Medicine
Indocyanine green injection is a medical dye used in tests to help determine cardiac (heart) output, liver function, and blood flow in the liver. It is also used to help certain parts of the eye to become more visible during medical procedures such as angiography.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of a doctor.
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How To Use
Your doctor will prescribe your dose and schedule. This medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein.
A nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Some foods and medicines can affect how indocyanine green works. Tell your doctor if you are using heparin.
When Not To Use
This medicine is not right for everyone. You should not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to indocyanine green or iodine (iodides).
Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.
Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.
Possible side effects
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Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.
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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