Boxed Warning Added to Gadolinium Due to NSF Adverse Reactions
Manufacturers of Gadolinium-based contrast agents issued a Dear Healthcare Professional letter to inform healthcare professionals of the addition of the Food and Drug Administrations most stringent "boxed warning" due to NSF adverse reactions.
Additionally, the agency has made revisions to the Warning section of the prescribing information for Gadolinium-based contrast agents used in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Gadolinium-based contrast agents have been linked to the development of Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis in some patients with pre-existing kidney disease.
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