Iodinated contrast media is a contrast media containing iodine that is used in radiography to increase the clarity of the image. Iodinated contrast media can be divided into the two groups, ionic and non-ionic, which vary in their uses, properties and toxic effects. Ionic iodinated contrast media were developed before non-ionic iodinated contrast media and usually have a high osmolality.
Subscribe to receive email notifications whenever new articles are published.
Drugs.com provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Data sources include Micromedex® (updated June 1st, 2018), Cerner Multum™ (updated July 4th, 2018), Wolters Kluwer™ (updated June 4th, 2018) and others. To view content sources and attributions, please refer to our editorial policy.