Ultravist Iopromide and/or alternatives

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Ultravist 300 300mg/ml

Manufacturer: Bayer Zydus Source Country : India
Shipped from : India

Ultravist 370 370mg/ml

Manufacturer: Bayer Zydus Source Country : India
Shipped from : India

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Description of Ultravist

Iopromide is the generic name of Ultravist, and it is administered in the form of an intravenous injection. Iopromide is a water soluble, nonionic, x-ray contrast agent that is available in different strengths, which are: Ultravist Injection 150 mgI/mL, 240 mgI/mL, 300 mgI/mL and 370 mgI/mL You can buy Ultravist only if it has been prescribed by your doctor. Each mL of Ultravist contains tromethamine as a buffer and edetate calcium disodium as a stabilizer apart from Iopromide.

Indications & Dosage of Ultravist

Ultravist is administered in patients with Cerebral Arteriography, Peripheral Arteriography, Coronary Arteriography, and Left Ventriculography.

The dosage strength of Ultravist injection varies depending on the patient’s medical condition. The standard dose for patients with Cerebral Arteriography is Ultravist 300 mg I/mL The standard dose for patients with Coronary Arteriography as well as Left Ventriculography is Ultravist 370 mg I/mL The initial dose for patients with Peripheral Arteriography is Ultravist 300 mg I/mL, and the dose for those with Intra-arterial Digital Subtraction Angiography or IA-DSA is Ultravist 150 mg I/mL However, the maximum dose should not exceed Ultravist 250 mL for patients with IA-DSA and Peripheral Arteriography, while the maximum dose for Cerebral Arteriography is Ultravist 150 mL, and that of Coronary Arteriography and Left Ventriculography is Ultravist 225mL.

Side Effects & Interactions of Ultravist

Ultravist can lead to mild or moderate side effects with clearly visible symptoms. Some of the side effects caused by Ultravist include:

  • Abdominal discomfort and pain
  • Pain in upper abdomen
  • Dry mouth or increase in salivation
  • Gastrointestinal disorder and pain
  • Rectal tenesmus
  • Dyspepsia
  • Speech disorder
  • Insomnia or Somnolence
  • Visual field defect
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Respiratory disorder
  • Sore throat and pharyngitis

There are some adverse effects of Ultravist, and if you see the following symptoms, you must discontinue the treatment and inform your doctor.

  • Complete atrioventricular block
  • Bradycardia
  • Ventricular extrasystole
  • Extravasation
  • Hyperhydrosis
  • Edema peripheral
  • Pyrexia
  • Elevated levels of blood urea
  • Increase in white blood cell count
  • Musculoskeletal pain and myasthenia
  • Urinary retention
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pleural effusion
  • Coronary artery thrombosis

Ultravist is known to interact with other drugs like hydrochlorothiazide or quinapril, acebutolol, acetazolamide, metformin, levobunolol ophthalmic, pioglitazone, spironolactone, aldesleukin, methyldopa, aliskiren, amiloride, amiodarone, olmesartan, valsartan, trichlormethiazide, methyclothiazide, sodium iodide i-123, and mannitol, among others. Inform your doctor of all medications you are currently taking.

Warnings & Precautions of Ultravist

Iopromide is known to cause harm to the fetus and as such, you should not buy Ultravist without consulting your doctor regarding its use during pregnancy. Administration of Ultravist to animals in clinical studies has revealed embryo lethality and maternal toxicity. There is no data available that supports the excretion of Iopromide into breast milk, but most doctors advise breastfeeding mothers to avoid Ultravist during breastfeeding.

You need to discuss your medical history with the doctor prior to the administration of Ultravist. You need to inform your doctor if you have undergone surgery or if you:

  • Are suffering from pheochromocytoma or multiple myeloma
  • Are suffering from thyroid disorder
  • Are suffering from homozygous sickle cell disease
  • Are suffering from immune, autoimmune or immune deficiency disorders

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