Without a Prescription
Ioversol is a contrast agent.
Ioversol is prescribed during a CT scan or x-ray to diagnose many different medical conditions.
Ioversol is prescribed to help diagnose blood clots.
Ioversol is prescribed to see the blood vessels around your heart, brain, kidney, or other structures in your body.
Ioversol is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- If you have an unusual or allergic reaction to iohexol, iodine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives;
- If you have asthma;
- If you have blood clots or stroke;
- If you have breast-feeding;
- If you have dehydrated;
- If you have diabetes;
- If you have heart disease or heart failure;
- If you have kidney disease;
- If you have liver disease;
- If you have multiple myeloma;
- If you have pheochromocytoma;
- If you have pregnant or trying to get pregnant;
- If you have sickle cell disease;
- If you have thyroid disease;
Do not take Ioversol with any of the following drugs:
- Medicines for blood pressure;
- Metformin and combination drugs containing metformin;
- Some contrast dyes taken by mouth;
Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
Follow all instructions of your health care provider before and after your test.
Ioversol side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Unusual feeling of pain or warmth;
- Trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine;
- Pain or tingling in your hands or feet;
- Pain at site where injected;
- Nose congestion;
- Feeling faint or lightheaded, falls;
- Fast or irregular heart beat;
- Chills or fever;
- Chest pain;
- Changes in vision;
- Breathing problems;
- Bitter or bad taste in your mouth;
- Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue;