IVP (Intravenous Pyelogram)
IVP is a test to check for kidney stones or other diseases of the kidneys and
bladder. X-rays are done after dye is given.
If you have any allergies to medicines, foods or other things, tell the
staff before the test.
If you are pregnant, or think you might be, talk to the staff before the
Arrive on time for your test. Plan to be here for about 2 hours. The test
takes about 1 hour.
• Tell your doctor if you have asthma or a dye allergy.
• Buy a fleets enema from your local drug store.