At this time, limited studies show association to blood clot formation with the use of gadolinium based contrast agents. It is important to identify presence of other risk factors for formation of clots which include obesity, immobility, smoking, oral contraceptives, trauma, certain cancers, age, inherited clotting disorders and chronic inflammatory diseases. Take care and regards.
I developed multiple pulmonary emboli after gadolinium contrast. No history of blood clots in my family.
Yes. The day after injection by gadolinium complained to the prescribing doctor of chest pains when breathing. Now five weeks later another doctor ordered lung cat scan and found blood clots