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Life-threatening reaction to indigo carmine--a sulfa allergy?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16027953     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Indigo carmine is commonly used during cystoscopy when evaluating for lower urinary tract safety after gynecologic surgery. We report a case of severe hypotension and bradycardia following intravenous indigo carmine injection in a patient with known sulfa allergy.
Scott Graziano; Lennox Hoyte; Fatima Vilich; Linda Brubaker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-07-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  International urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction     Volume:  16     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct     Publication Date:    2005 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-07     Completed Date:  2006-01-03     Revised Date:  2011-08-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9514583     Medline TA:  Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  418-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Anesthesiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bradycardia / chemically induced*
Coloring Agents / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Cystoscopy / adverse effects,  methods
Drug Hypersensitivity / etiology*
Hypotension / chemically induced*
Indigotindisulfonate Sodium / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Injections, Intravenous
Uterine Prolapse / diagnosis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Coloring Agents; 860-22-0/Indigotindisulfonate Sodium

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