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iv contrast and meds

When a patient has any radiology test ordered utilizing iv contrast, glucophage, avandamet, and glucovance cannot be administered for 48 hrs after the test?
1711789 tn?1361311607
Hi there!

Yes, the antiglycemic agents should be withheld 48 hours before and after the administration of an i/v contrast dye to prevent complications such as renal dysfunction, lactic acidosis etc.
Hope this information is helpful.

Take care!
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