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Iobitridol Injection

Iobitridol is a pharmaceutical drug used as an iodine-based radiocontrast agent in X-ray imaging. It is injected into blood vessels, joints, or body cavities such as the uterus and is subsequently filtered out by the kidneys1. Here are some key details about Iobitridol:

  • Medical Uses:

    • Intravenous Urography: Used for imaging of the urinary system via a vein.
    • Angiography: Used for imaging blood vessels.
    • Angiocardiography: Used for imaging the heart and coronary arteries.
    • Arthrography: Used for imaging joints.
    • Hysterosalpingography: Used for imaging the uterus and fallopian tubes.
    • Cranial and Whole-Body Imaging: Used for imaging the cranium and the entire body2.
  • Dosage:

    • The recommended dose is 1.1 to 2.8 mL/kg body mass, corresponding to 250 to 350 mg/mL of iodine3.
    • It is administered by a healthcare provider via intravenous or intramuscular injection2.
  • Adverse Effects:

    • Common: Nausea.
    • Rare: Severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis), circulatory collapse, kidney failure, thyroid-related effects, skin reactions (such as Stevens–Johnson syndrome).
    • Rare side effects in brain imaging include convulsions, transient sight disorders, memory loss, and coma2.

Remember that Iobitridol should only be used under the supervision of a healthcare professional. If you have any specific questions or need further information, feel free to ask! 😊

Iobitridol Injection

  • Strengths

    300 mg I/ml

  • Fill Volumes

    50 ml

  • Container

    Glass Vial

  • Use

    Radiographic & Diagnostic Agents

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