Is Omnipaque safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

No studies have been performed on pregnant women using Omnipaque. You should speak with your doctor if you are pregnant or believe you may be pregnant. Some diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, may affect the fetus. Your doctor can determine whether it is safe for you to have an imaging test that uses Omnipaque. It is not known if Omnipaque is excreted in breast milk. Many contrast agents are excreted, unchanged, in human milk. To practice caution, you should substitute bottle feedings for 24 hours after you have received Omnipaque.

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