What is Gadolinium contrast dye?

Category: Others


Gadolinium contrast dye is often used to aid in the completion of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). It is injected into the body during the scan to help make certain tissues or indicators of disease more visible. 

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Gadolinium contrast dye

Side effect Patients
Allergic reaction 1
Allergic reaction to contrast dye 1
Muscle pain 1

Why patients stopped taking Gadolinium contrast dye

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped using Gadolinium contrast dye


Stopped using Gadolinium contrast dye

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Gadolinium contrast dye.