Iothalamate sodium I 125 (Injection)
Iothalamate Sodium I 125 (eye-oh-THAL-a-mate SOE-dee-um I 125)
Used as part of a medical test of the kidneys.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used
How to Use This Medicine
- A nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine. This medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein.
- You may need to drink a lot of water (1500 mL or 50 ounces) about 2 hours before this medicine is given. Follow your doctor's instructions about how much liquid to drink before your test.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor may tell you to pump and discard your breast milk for a short time after you receive this medicine.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
- Last reviewed on 12/4/2015
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