Barium sulfate (By mouth)
Used during a medical test or imaging procedure to help internal organs or other body parts show up better.
Readi-Cat 2, Volumen, E-Z-DISKThere may be other brand names for this medicine.
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to barium, or if the medicine is given by enema, you should not get this medicine if you are allergic to latex. You should not receive this medicine if you have certain diseases of the stomach or intestines. Your child should not receive this medicine if your child has disease of the intestine or problems with swallowing.
How to Use This Medicine:
Drugs and Foods to Avoid:
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Warnings While Using This Medicine:
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088
Last Updated: 6/12/2013
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