Jump to Content


GadoliniumContrast Dye, Gadolinium, Can Cause Serious Health Risks

Gadolinium is a chemical used to help doctors differentiate between normal and abnormal tissue in the body when used with an MRI or CT scans.

The FDA has warned patients and physicians about a potential side effect of gadolinium called nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (“NSF”). NSF is a debilitating and potentially fatal disease with no cure. NSF can develop within days after a single injection of a gadolinium-based contrast agent, or it can take up to 18 months to become apparent.

Some side effects noticed early on are mild to moderate headaches, nausea, and dizziness. The most visible symptom is a hardening of the skin, usually on the lower legs at first, then on the arms with the possibility to appear on other areas of the body.

To date, NSF has only been found in patients with long-standing and severe kidney disease.

If you are suffering from NSF and recently underwent an MRI, please contact Cellino & Barnes immediately at (800) 888-8888, or contact us by clicking on Gadolinium Health Risks.

Back to Dangerous Drugs

Client Thanks

I would like to thank your firm for representing our family on behalf of my late husband. This whole process was, at times, difficult for us and sometimes painful. But, we were always in good hands as Brian and Maria are two of the hardest working and sincerest people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. They did a tremendous job.

Read more →

Recent Tweets

    Social Accounts


    Office Locations

    350 Main Street
    2500 Main Place Twr

    Buffalo, NY 14202

    (716) 888-8888
    (800) 888-8888
    Map & Directions

    Grider Street Office
    451 Grider Street

    Buffalo, NY 14215

    (716) 888-8888
    (800) 888-8888
    Map & Directions

    Garden City
    600 Old County Rd
    Suite 412

    Garden City, NY 11530

    (800) 888-8888
    Map & Directions

    420 Lexington Ave
    21st Floor

    New York, NY 10170

    (800) 888-8888
    Maps & Directions

    532 Broad Hollow Road
    Melville, NY 11747

    (800) 888-8888
    Map & Directions

    16 W. Main Street
    Powers Building, Suite 600

    Rochester, NY 14614

    (585) 888-8888
    (800) 888-8888
    Map & Directions


    Free Case Evaluation

    Fields marked with a * are required
    ↑ Top