Active ingredients: gadodiamide
What it is used for
Other Conditions: Do not freeze. Omniscan is indicated for use in adults and children from 6 months of age for enhancement of magnetic resonance images of intracranial and spinal lesions where there is an abnormal blood brain barrier or abnormal vascularity. INDICATIONS AS AT 10 DECEMBER 1999: Omniscan is indicated for use in adults and children from 6 months of age for enhancement of magnetic resonance images of intracranial and spinal lesions where there is an abnormal blood-brain barrier or abnormal vascularlity and whole body imaging. INDICATIONS AS AT 25 JUNE 2003: OMNISCAN is indicated for: 1) use in adults and children, including infants and neonates less than 6 months of age for the enhancement of magnetic resonance images of intracranial and spinal lesions where there is an abnormal blood-brain barrier or abnormal vascularity, and; 2) whole body imaging for adults and children over 6 months of age.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear, colourless to slightly yellow, particulate-free solution.
Do I need a prescription?
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient gadodiamide
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems