Gadoterate Meglumine

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Gadoteric acid (gadoterate meglumine, trade names Artirem, Dotarem and Clariscan) is a macrocycle-structured gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent (GBCA). It consists of the organic acid DOTA as a chelating agent, and gadolinium (Gd3+), and is used in form of the meglumine salt (Gadoterate meglumine).[1] The paramagnetic property of gadoteric acid reduces the T1 relaxation time (and to some extent the T2 and T2* relaxation times) in MRI, which is the source of its clinical util...

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Gadoterate Meglumine
  • Injection: 0.5mmol/ml
  • Solution: 1.8845gm/5ml (376.9mg/ml), 1.884gm/5ml (376.9mg/ml), 3.769gm/10ml (376.9mg/ml), 37.69gm/100ml (376.9mg/ml), 5.6535gm/15ml (376.9mg/ml), 7.538gm/20ml (376.9mg/ml)
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