What should I know before receiving ioxilan?

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You should know that you must be well hydrated before you receive ioxilan (Oxilan). It is used to make certain body tissues easier to see in imaging tests like x-rays and CT scans. This drug has been linked to kidney failure in people with certain medical conditions who took ioxilan while dehydrated. If you have kidney problems, congestive heart failure, any kind of blood vessel condition, a thyroid disorder, pheochromocytoma, bone cancer, diabetes, sickle cell disease, any kind of brain or cranial condition, immune disorders or asthma or allergies, you shall be monitored closely while taking ioxilan injection. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should discuss this drug with their doctor before using it.

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