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Brand name: Omnipaque-240 TM

Active ingredients: iohexol

What it is used for

INDICATIONS AS AT 12 NOVEMBER 2003: Intravascular: OMNIPAQUE is indicated in adults for angiography, excretory urography and contrast enhancement in computerised tomography. In children, OMNIPAQUE is indicated for angiography and urography. Oral/Body Cavities: OMNIPAQUE is indicated in adults for arthrography, endoscopic retrograde pancreatography (ERP), endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), herniography, hysterosalpingography and in adults, children and premature babies for studies of the gastrointestinal tract. INDICATIONS AS AT 4 FEBRUARY 2000: Intrathecal: OMNIPAQUE(R) is indicated for lumbar, thoracic, cervical and total columnar myelography and in computerised tomography of the CNS in adults and children.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Intrathecal.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Clear, colourless to pale yellow slightly viscous liquid

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 Not Scheduled.

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