What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Omniscan Intravenous to Children or the Elderly?

If you are pregnant

  • Not Recommended:
  • If you are nursing

  • Precaution: OTHER GADOLINIUM AGENTS EXCRETED IN MINIMAL AMOUNTS; POOR ORAL ABSORPTION
  • If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Screen all elderly patients for renal function prior to administering to minimize risk for acute kidney injury and Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis. Contraindicated with acute or chronic severe renal disease.
  • Pediatric use

  • Severe Precaution: Safety and effectiveness not established in pediatrics age < 2 years. Rare risk of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis in patients with impaired kidney fxn; Contraindicated in Canada in neonates age < 4 weeks with insufficient kidney development.
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