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Gadopentetate

Category: Diagnostic Aid

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Gadopentetate Overview

Gadopentetic acid is one of the trade names for a gadolinium -based MRI contrast agent, usually administered as a salt of a complex of gadolinium with DTPA (diethylenetriaminepentacetate ) with the chemical formula A2[Gd(DTPA)(H2O)]; when cation A is the protonated form of the amino sugar meglumine the salt goes under the name "Gadopentetate dimeglumine". It was described in 1981 and introduced as the first MRI contrast agent in 1987. It is used to assist imaging of blood vessels and of infla...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Gadopentetate
  • Injection: 469.01mg/ml, 496.01mg/ml
  • Solution: 529mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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