Three years ago, I went thru this test and everything was okay but I had some sort of allergy after one day with quite some swelling on face ( Edema) and had to take a shot of steroid and Allegra 180 for 3 to 4 days. I was givena lot of pressure lowering medicine as part of procedure. Is this kind of reaction known ? If I have to test again, what should I do. I also learn that it isnthe same dye used in Angiography ???
I am not heart patient now. only risk factor is an obesity and sleep apnea which is covered with TAP 3 dental appliance and now also S9 autoCPap.
Some individuals have an allergy reaction to the contrast dye. Part of the procedure is an injection to lower the heartbeat to below 60 if possible, I'm not aware of any bp lowering medication as part of the procedure!
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