What should I know about IC-Green before using it?

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It's important to know that IC-Green is a type of dye made up of freeze-dried indocyanine powder. This dye is used to help doctors monitor the function of the liver. It does contain sodium iodide and can cause allergic reaction symptoms in people allergic to iodides. Intravenous injections of IC-Green can be given up to five times during diagnostic testing. Before using IC-Green, tell your doctor if you are pregnant. The effects of IC-Green on a fetus are not known. It's also not known if IC-Green can be passed through breast milk to a nursing infant.

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