Iopamidol is injected into the body to make arteries and veins show more clearly on x-ray images. You should tell your doctor if you are allergic to iodine or contrast drugs.
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Iopamidol Drug Class
Iopamidol is part of the drug class:
This is not a complete list of Iopamidoldrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Iopamidol and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Iopamidol falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Iopamidol. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Iopamidol, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take iopamidol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Iopamidol dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Iopamidol is available in the following doses:
- Iopamidol 26% Injectable Solution
- Iopamidol 41% Injectable Solution
- Iopamidol 41% Intrathecal Solution
- Iopamidol 51% Injectable Solution
- Iopamidol 61% Injectable Solution
- Iopamidol 61% Intrathecal Solution
- Iopamidol 76% Injectable Solution