Iopanoic Acid

Iopanoic Acid- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of DrugIopanoic Acid is a Diagnostic Agent-Radiocontrast Media
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Iopanoic Acid is a Diagnostic Agent-Radiocontrast Media which is used for
1. Examination of the gall bladder and biliary tract
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms TABLET
Contraindications1. Severe renal disease and hepatic disease
2. Jaundice caused by biliary-tract obstruction
3. Impaired absorption due to acute gastrointestinal disorders
Precautions1. Hypersensitivity to iodine-containing compounds or other contrast media
2. Severe hyperthyroidism
3. Hyperuricaemia or cholangitis
4. May interfere with thyroid-
function tests
Adverse Effects1. Nausea and vomiting
2. Abdominal pain and
3. Mild stinging on micturition
4. Rashes and flushing
5. Acute renal failure
6. Thrombocytopenia and hypersensitivity reactions
Pregnancy Category 

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