Iopromide (By injection)
Helps parts of your body show up better during imaging tests.
Radiological Non-Ionic Contrast Media (About this – PubMed Health)
Uses of This Medicine
Iopromide injection is used to help diagnose or find problems in the brain, heart, head, blood vessels, and other parts of the body. It is an iodinated contrast agent. Contrast agents are used to create a clear picture of the different parts of the body during certain medical procedures such as CT scans and angiography.
This medicine is to be used only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.
Other uses (PubMed Health)
How To Use
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 medicines can affect how iopromide works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Metformin Blood pressure medicines Diuretic (water pill)
When Not To Use
This medicine is not right for everyone. You should not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to iopromide.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, a blood clotting disorder, diabetes, heart failure, heart or blood vessel disease, multiple myeloma, an overactive thyroid, sickle cell anemia, an autoimmune disorder, or pheochromocytoma. Tell your doctor if you have asthma, hay fever, or an allergy to food, iodine, or dyes used for medical procedures.
This medicine may cause the following problems:Kidney problems Blood clotting problems
Drink extra fluids so you will urinate more often and help prevent kidney problems.
You may be exposed to radiation when you receive this medicine. Talk with your doctor if you have concerns about this.
Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.
Possible side effects
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Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Decrease in how much or how often you urinate, red or dark brown urine, lower back or side pain
Numbness or weakness in your arm or leg or on one side of your body, pain in your lower leg (calf)
Pain, itching, burning, redness, swelling, or a lump under your skin where the needle is placed
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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