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11/10/2014 1:36:42 AM

Reviewer: allergycentral, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

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I had the same symptoms described by the first user.I was given a saline flush prior to an mri scan. Went into seizure type symptoms for three hours and the hospital kept me under observation and then sent home in ambulance. I had violent headaches and shaking for weeks afterwards and everyone keeps telling me its impossible to be allergic to the flush. I felt violently nauseous within ten seconds ... Show Full Comment

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3/1/2012 12:46:58 PM

Reviewer: tina, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

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Two months ago I had a CT scan and had chest pain, elevated heart rate, rash, and severe muscle twitching that lasted for two days. Benedryl helped somewhat. They told me I was allergic to the CT contrast(they used saline flush before contrast was given). Was seen in in ER a few days ago for low potassium and the moment the nurse flushed an IV my heart rate shot up and my body began to twitch. ... Show Full Comment

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11/9/2011 8:53:22 AM

Reviewer: Jim C, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

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Current Rating: 2

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Current Rating: 2

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Current Rating: 2

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doing this for my father, been on home TPN for around 20 years, now after all this time, when he flushes himself with saline, he gets instantly sick, dizzy, and sometimes chest pains, no problems with tpn, just the flush, we have been going back and forth to cleveland clinic and they are stumped, its just been the past several months that the flush bothers him, anyone else ever had a problem wi ... Show Full Comment

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