VasovistActive Ingredient(s): Gadofosveset Trisodium
FDA Approved: * December 22, 2008
Pharm Company: * EPIX PHARMA
Category: Diagnostic Aid
Gadofosveset (trade names Vasovist, Ablavar) is a gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent. It was used as the trisodium salt monohydrate form. It acts as a blood pool agent by binding to human serum albumin. The manufacturer (Lantheus Medical) discontinued production in 2017 due to poor sales. Gadofosveset facilitates high-resolution magnetic resonance angiography. Ferumoxytol (trade names Feraheme, Rienso), an intraveno... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.