Oxilan Side Effects
Generic name: ioxilan
Note: This document contains side effect information about ioxilan. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Oxilan.
Applies to ioxilan: injectable solution.
Common (1% to 10%): Angina pectoris (1.3%), hypertension (1.1%)
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%): Nausea (1.5%)
Common (1% to 10%): Headache (3.6%)
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]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Allergic reaction[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%): Hematoma at the injection site[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Chest and back pain[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Bronchospasm[Ref]
More about Oxilan (ioxilan)
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- Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media
Related treatment guides
1. "Product Information. Oxilan (ioxilan)." Guerbet LLC (2006):
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