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Iohexol Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Iohexol is also known as: Myelo-Kit, Omnipaque 140, Omnipaque 180, Omnipaque 180 Redi-Unit, Omnipaque 210, Omnipaque 240, Omnipaque 240 Redi-Unit, Omnipaque 300, Omnipaque 350, Omnipaque Flexipak, Oraltag

Iohexol Pregnancy Warnings

Iohexol has been assigned to pregnancy category B by the FDA. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of impaired fertility or harm to the fetus. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Iohexol should be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.

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Iohexol Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of iohexol into human milk. Many injectable contrast agents are excreted unchanged into human milk. The manufacturer recommends caution when intravascular contrast media are administered to nursing women.

Bottle feedings may be substituted for breast feedings for 24 hours following administration of iohexol.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Omnipaque 180 (iohexol)." Amersham Health, Princeton, NJ.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Omnipaque 180 (iohexol)." Amersham Health, Princeton, NJ.

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