What should I know about Visipaque injections before I am given one?

Before receiving an injection of Visipaque, you should know that:
  • This medication can cause dehydration. It is therefore important to drink plenty of fluids both before and after an injection of Visipaque. (Children will need both food and plenty of water before a dose.)
  • Visipaque can cause severe allergic reactions in some people. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to other contrast agents or medications.
  • Renal and kidney function may be affected by Visipaque.
  • People with certain medical conditions may require special care when taking this drug. Tell your doctor about any pre-existing health conditions you have.

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