gadopentetate dimeglumine (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Magnevist)?
Since gadopentetate dimeglumine is used only during your MRI, you will not be on a dosing schedule.
What happens if I overdose (Magnevist)?
Since this medication is given by a healthcare professional in a medical setting, an overdose is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid after receiving gadopentetate dimeglumine (Magnevist)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect gadopentetate dimeglumine (Magnevist)?
This medication can harm the kidneys in certain people, and this effect may be increased if you also use other medicines harmful to the kidneys. Before you receive gadopentetate dimeglumine, tell your doctor about all other medications you use. Many other drugs (including some over-the-counter medicines) can be harmful to the kidneys.
There may be other drugs that can affect gadopentetate dimeglumine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about gadopentetate dimeglumine.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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