Iomeprol/Selected Antidepressants Interactions

This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.

Medical warning:

Severe. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects and are usually not taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

Iomeprol and selected antidepressants can make you more susceptible to having a seizure.

What might happen:

If you are taking an antidepressant and undergo a procedure with iomeprol, you may have an increased risk of having a seizure.

What you should do about this interaction:

Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking an antidepressant. Your doctor may want you to stop taking the antidepressant for two days before and for one day after your procedure.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.

  • 1.Iomeron 250 (iomeprol) UK Summary of Product Characteristics. Bracco UK Limited July 3, 2014.
  • 2.Zyban (bupropion) prolonged release tablets, UK Summary of Product Characteristics. GlaxoSmithKline UK March 9, 2015.

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