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Medications for Computed Tomography

About Computed Tomography

Computed tomography or CT scan is an X-ray procedure that combines many X-ray images with the aid of a computer to generate cross-sectional views and three-dimensional images of the internal organs and structures of the body.

Drugs used to treat Computed Tomography

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
barium sulfate 5.8 27 reviews
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Brand names:  Readi-Cat 2, Volumen, Smoothie Readi-Cat 2, Tagitol V, Anatrast, E-Z Disk, SilQ Vanilla, E-Z-Paque, Barosperse, E-Z-Cat, Entero VU, Liquid Polibar, Maxibar, E-Z-HD, Liquid E-Z Paque, Baricon, Digibar 190, E-Z-Cat Dry, Scan C, Sitzmarks, Baro-Cat, CheeTah, E-Z Paste, Entrobar, Entroease, Esobar, Liquid Polibar Plus, Prepcat, Tomocat, Varibar, Varibar Nectar, Bar-Test, Barobag, E-Z Dose Kit with Polibar Plus, Esopho-Cat, Flo-Coat, HD 85, HD 200 Plus, NeuLumEX, Polibar Plus, Varibar Honey, Varibar Pudding, Varibar Thin Honey …show all

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Readi-Cat 2 2.3 3 reviews
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Volumen 4.0 1 review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Smoothie Readi-Cat 2 3.0 1 review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Tagitol V Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Visipaque Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: iodixanol systemic

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

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Anatrast Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Ultravist Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: iopromide systemic

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

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E-Z Disk Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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iodixanol Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: iodixanol systemic

Brand name:  Visipaque

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

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SilQ Vanilla Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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E-Z-Paque Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Barosperse Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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DaTscan Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: ioflupane I 123 systemic

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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E-Z-Cat Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Entero VU Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Liquid Polibar Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Maxibar Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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E-Z-HD Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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iopromide Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: iopromide systemic

Brand name:  Ultravist

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

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Liquid E-Z Paque Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Baricon Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Digibar 190 Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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E-Z-Cat Dry Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Scan C Rate Add review
Rx N N

Generic name: barium sulfate systemic

Drug class: non-iodinated contrast media

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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