How long does it take a Visipaque injection to work?

Visipaque is used to make soft tissues and organs more visible on radiology tests, making it easier to diagnosis soft-tissue conditions. Since the medication works quickly, it is generally injected just before the procedure begins.

Contrast enhancement with contrast agents such as Visipaque appear to be greatest after given through an injection in a vein. Once the injection is given, the contrast is detected within 30-90 seconds after the injection is given.

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