What is Omnipaque used for?

This medication is used before X-ray imaging tests (such as CT scans). Iohexol contains iodine and belongs to a class of drugs known as contrast media or dyes. It works by adding contrast to body parts and fluids in these imaging tests. Iohexol improves the images obtained during a CT scan, so your doctor can more easily diagnose your condition.




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Omnipaque Frequently Asked Questions

Read your doctor's specific instructions on when and how to take iohexol before your imaging test. Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor. It is usually taken just before the imaging test. The dosage is based on the specific imaging test and your age.

Drink plenty of fluids before and after the imaging test, unless directed otherwise by your doctor.

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Omnipaque Dosage and Form Information

Solution Oral
12 Mg/Ml
9 Mg/Ml