Barium Sulfate Oral Tablet 10pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Barium Sulfate: Oral tablet (10%)

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What is this Medicine?

BARIUM SULFATE (BA ree um SUL fate) is a contrast agent. It is used during an x-ray to determine the size of a stricture or abnormal narrowing in the esophagus.

In-Depth Information

Bar Test 10% Tablet

NDC: 005160130
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Gastrointestinal Radiography, Radiographic Examination

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Bar Test 10% Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Bar Test 10% Tablet

Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Hives Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Laryngeal Edema Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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