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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?
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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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