- It is used before an x-ray of the uterus and fallopian tubes.
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
- If you have an allergy to diatrizoate meglumine, iodipamide meglumine, or any other part of this drug.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If you are having your menstrual period or you have a genital infection.
- If you have had a type of tissue taken out (curettage) or a type of cervix biopsy (conization) within the past 30 days.
- If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. Do not use this drug if you are pregnant.
- If you have had a pregnancy ended within the past 6 months.
- Tell dentists, surgeons, and other doctors that you use this drug.
- Very bad and sometimes deadly allergic reactions have rarely happened. Talk with your doctor.
- Thyroid problems have happened after use of this drug. Some people had to be treated for these thyroid problems. Talk with the doctor.
- This drug may affect certain lab tests. Be sure your doctor and lab workers know you take this drug.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Slow heartbeat.
- Very bad dizziness or passing out.
- Chest pain or pressure.
- Sweating a lot.
- Joint pain.
- Shortness of breath.
- Fever or chills.
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
- Belly pain.
- This drug will be put into the cervix by a doctor.
- Call the doctor to find out what to do.
- This drug will be given to you in a hospital or doctor’s office. You will not store it at home.
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else’s drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
If you have any questions or concerns, talk with a member of your healthcare team. You can reach them Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at ____________________. After 5:00 pm, during the weekend, and on holidays, please call____________________. If there’s no number listed, or you’re not sure, call 212-639-2000.
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