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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of gadopentetate dimeglumine IV.

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Condition: MRI Scan
12/7/2010 8:02:46 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i had a mri scan and 15 sec. into the scan after the injection i had a severe reaction to my left eye and it was extremly itchy and then my sinus' plugged up very much and then my tongue started to swell and got thick feeling. i had swelling to the left eye which lasted 2 days. i experienced tightness of my chest and then taken down to the ER. i was then given Benadryl and Prednisone.

Condition: MRI Scan
7/15/2009 7:31:12 PM

Reviewer: Paula, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The first part of the MRI scan went fine. (No contrast given) After I was administered gadopentetate dimeglumine, I started sneezing very explosively (My ribs hurt as I write this) I then experienced swelling on the inside of my nose and my eyelids became puffy. About a minute later I experienced a scratchy sensation in the back of my throat. It was at this time I took 50 mg of benedryl. The ... Show Full Comment

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