Why You Have to Take Pills Before Some Scans

What Are Scans?

Scans are special pictures doctors take to see inside your body.

Types of Scans

There are different types like X-ray, MRI, and CT scans.

Special Pills

Before some scans, you might need to take a special pill.

Pill Purpose

These pills help make the pictures clearer.

They're called 'contrast agents' because they highlight areas inside you.

Contrast Pills

With these pills, scans are safer and show more details.

Safer Scans

Follow Instructions

Always follow the doctor's instructions when taking these pills.

Not for All Scans

Not every scan needs a pill, only some special ones.

Always ask your doctor why and when you need these pills.