This is one of the only places you can easily find info on little-circulated FDA warning about MRI dye containing gadolinium.
After our first report, Europe and Japan banned most uses and types of the most problematic gadolinium MRI dyes. The FDA decided not to issue a ban in the U.S. saying benefits outweigh risks. The FDA issued a warning, instead. The FDA says there’s more risk with Omniscan or OptiMARK than Eovist, Magnevist, or MultiHance. […]
A toxic chemical component widely-used in MRI dye has been found to cause serious health risks in some people. Since our first report on the topic on Full Measure, dozens of countries have banned some of the common dyes used for MRIs. However, the FDA has chosen a different route here in the U.S. This […]