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Is intravenous (IV) contrast material safe?

Generally, an intravenous (IV) contrast material is extremely safe. But as with any medication, in very rare cases it can cause a severe reaction if you have allergies or certain medical conditions. Your healthcare providers will take precautions to minimize these risks.

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