This medication is used before X-ray imaging tests (such as CT scans). Iohexol contains iodine and belongs to a class of drugs known as contrast media or dyes. It works by adding contrast to body parts and fluids in these imaging tests. Iohexol improves the images obtained during a CT scan, so your doctor can more easily diagnose your condition.
How to use Iohexol 210 Mg Iodine/Ml Intravenous Solution
Read your doctor's specific instructions on when and how to take iohexol before your imaging test. To make it easier to swallow, this medication can be mixed with water, carbonated beverages, milk, or juice. Your doctor or pharmacist should tell you the amount of iohexol to use and how much liquid to dilute it in.
Drink plenty of fluids before and after the imaging test, unless directed otherwise by your doctor.
This medication may also be given by a health care professional by injection into a vein, joint, the spine, or placed in the bladder or the rectum. If given these ways, there are different precautions and side effects to be aware of. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
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