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metformin and CT contrast

  1. 0 I know that metformin is supposed to be held after administration of IV contrast. Does the same apply to patients taking oral contrast? The info I gathered from the net seems to indicate its just the IV contrast, but I'm still not clear on this...
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  3. Visit  Esme12 profile page
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    Hummmm....I believe it is only IV but I can't find literature wither...off to search
  4. Visit  baubleRN profile page
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    I use to work in CT scan, it only applies to IV contrast.
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  5. Visit  RED1984 profile page
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    I thought it was supposed to be held 72hours prior to giving the contrast....
  6. Visit  BrandonLPN profile page
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    Quote from cvong
    I use to work in CT scan, it only applies to IV contrast.
    OK. thanks, that's what I thought.
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  7. Visit  SouthernPoint profile page
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    Quote from RED1984
    I thought it was supposed to be held 72hours prior to giving the contrast....
    72 hours post IV contrast.
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