OCONTRAPAQUE 350 MG INFUSION

Generic : Iohexol (350mg)

Treatment : Diagnostic Agent

Pack size : 100 Ml (Vial)

Manufacturer : J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$45.27

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Contrapaque 350mg Infusion is known as a contrast agent. It is injected into the body before an X-ray test to enhance the visibility of internal body structures.

Contrapaque 350mg Infusion is injected by the doctor during the X-ray examination. The amount you are given will depend on what you are being treated for and how much you need for the examination procedure.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Most of these usually go away within a short time of the injection. If you are bothered by them or they go on for longer, talk to your doctor or nurse. It is advisable to stay hydrated before the procedure starts to prevent kidney damage. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.

 

BENEFITS OF CONTRAPAQUE INFUSION

In Diagnostic agent

Contrapaque 350mg Infusion contains a radiopaque contrast medium indicated for radiographic examination using x-rays. It helps for better visualization of the parts where it is injected by a radiologist or a nurse and helps in diagnosing problems in the inside areas that are not visible to the naked eyes. This enables you to diagnose the underlying problem and helps to treat you better.

 

HOW TO USE CONTRAPAQUE INFUSION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

 

HOW CONTRAPAQUE INFUSION WORKS

Iohexol belongs to a class of drugs known as radiographic contrast agents. It enhances imaging due to its high Iodine content attenuating the beam of X-rays during examination.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Contrapaque 350mg Infusion.
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Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Contrapaque 350mg Infusion is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Contrapaque 350mg Infusion is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
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Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Contrapaque 350mg Infusion alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Contrapaque 350mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Contrapaque 350mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

CAUTION
Contrapaque 350mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Contrapaque 350mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE CONTRAPAQUE INFUSION?

Contrapaque 350mg Infusion is given before imaging test, so it is important to take it at the time as advised by the doctor. If you miss the dose, your test results can be inaccurate.

 

SIDE EFFECTS

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Contrapaque

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

FAQ's

Q. How does Iohexol work?

Iohexol contains iodine and works by enhancing contrasts to body parts and fluids. Iohexol improves the images obtained during a CT scan for easily diagnose your condition

Q. Is Iohexol radioactive?

No, it is not radioactive

Q. Is Iohexol water soluble?

Yes. Iohexol is a water soluble iodinated contrast medium.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Pack size  – 100ml

pack form  – Vial

MORE INFORMATION

Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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