• agent
  • It contains iodine through which X-rays are unable to pass like bones in human body thus used as X ray contrast agent to enhance the quality of images. (1mg.com)
  • Sodium Diatrizoate belongs to the class of organic compounds known as amino benzoic acids and is used as X ray contrast agent. (1mg.com)
  • In IVP, the contrast agent is given intravenously, allowed to be cleared by the kidneys and excreted through the urinary tract as part of the urine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Metformin use: Historically, the drug metformin has been required to stop 48 hours pre and post procedure, as it known to cause a reaction with the contrast agent. (wikipedia.org)
  • uses
  • Unlike a kidneys, ureters, and bladder x-ray (KUB), which is a plain (that is, noncontrast) radiograph, an IVP uses contrast to highlight the urinary tract. (wikipedia.org)