Lipiodol Ultra-Fluid is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) iodised oil. On this page you will find out more about Lipiodol Ultra-Fluid, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: iodised oil
Information for medicine and pack size:
Lipiodol Ultra-Fluid 10 mL (iodine 4.8 g)/10 mL injection solution, 10 mL ampoule
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Hysterosalpingography; lymphangiography; urethrography; radiography of the seminal vesicles, vas deferens and epididymis; nasal sinuses (for which purpose dilution to one-half or one-third strength with liquid paraffin or a suitable vegetable oil is generally advised); dacryocystography; sialography and the exploration of sinuses, fistulae, etc. It has also been used in the form of a 20% emulsion for the X-ray examination of empyema cavities
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||A clean, bright pale yellow oil|
|Dosage Form||Injection, solution|
|Route of administration||Intrauterine|
1 x 10mL ampoules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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