Gadopentetate

 

General English name: Gadopentetate

Brand: Magnevist

Application: contrast material

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmacological forms of gadopentate

Gadopentate drug information

The correct amount and method of taking Gadopentetate

Contraindications Gadopentate

Gadopentate during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Gadopentetate on driving

Drug Interaction Gadopentate

Warning about taking Gadopentetate

Side effects of gadopentate

Side effects of Gadopentetate overdose (Gadopentetate poisoning)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmacological forms of gadopentate

Injectable ampoules

 

Gadopentate drug information

Gadopentate is a contrast agent for brain and spinal MRI used to diagnose vascular, cancerous, inflammatory diseases, specific brain and spinal disorders, and spinal cord injuries. It is also used for MRI of the body and heart.

 

The correct amount and method of taking Gadopentetate

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you identify the drug, provide you with medication information about the drug, and inform you of possible side effects.

The dose and amount of Gadopentetate varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.

The doctor should take a brain x-ray 1 hour after the injection, but a liver x-ray is possible 10 minutes after the injection.

Rapid injection of this drug can cause severe nausea.

 

Contraindications Gadopentate

Note the expiration date of Gadopentate and do not take it if it has expired.

Never give Gadopentetate to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with gadopentate, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Gadopentate during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor. Gadopentate injections during pregnancy and lactation may be dangerous for the fetus.

 

The effect of Gadopentetate on driving

Gadopentate does not cause blurred vision, fatigue or sleep disturbances; if you do not have these symptoms, you do not need to avoid driving or operating machinery.

 

Drug Interaction Gadopentate

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

 

 Warning about taking Gadopentetate

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking Gadopentate:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.
  • If you have any liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reactions.
  • If you have anemia.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions to other contrast agents.

 

Side effects of gadopentate

All medications can cause side effects:

Vertigo

Headache

nausea

Cold at the injection site

Allergic reactions

Convulsions

Low blood pressure

Fatigue

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Gadopentetate.

 

Side effects of Gadopentetate overdose (Gadopentetate poisoning)

The risk of poisoning with this drug is very low because this drug is injected under the supervision of a doctor and according to your needs.

 

Storage conditions of Gadopentetate

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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