Ioxilan Side Effects
Applies to ioxilan: injectable solution
Severe life-threatening cardiovascular reactions and fatalities have occurred. Most deaths occur during injection or 5 to 10 minutes later; the main feature being cardiac arrest with cardiovascular disease as the main aggravating factor.[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Fever (1.7%)
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Chills, asthenia, edema of the neck, facial edema, pain, peripheral edema[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hypothyroidism or transient thyroid suppression[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Liver failure[Ref]
The reported incidence of adverse reactions to contrast agents in patients with a history of allergy is twice that of the general population. Patients with a history of previous reactions to a contrast agent are three times more susceptible than other patients. However, sensitivity to contrast agents does not appear to increase with repeated examinations.[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Allergic reaction[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Hematoma at the injection site[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Anorexia[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Chest and back pain[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Oxilan (ioxilan)." Guerbet LLC, Bloomington, IN.
Some side effects of ioxilan may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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