Optison

Active Ingredient(s): Perflutren Protein-Type A Microspheres
FDA Approved: * December 31, 1997
Pharm Company: * GE HEALTHCARE
Category: Diagnostic Aid

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Optison Overview

Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is the application of ultrasound contrast medium to traditional medical sonography. Ultrasound contrast agents rely on the different ways in which sound waves are reflected from interfaces between substances. This may be the surface of a small air bubble or a more complex structure. Commercially available contrast media are gas-filled microbubbles that are administered intravenously to the systemic circulation. Microbubbles have a high degree of echogenic...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Perflutren Protein-Type A Microspheres
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 3ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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