diatrizoate meglumine


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diatrizoate meglumine

(dī″ă-trī-zō′āt)
A high-osmolarity, water-soluble ionic contrast medium with the cation consisting of meglumine during ionic dissociation. It is used intra-arterially to visualize the arteries and veins of the heart and brain, great vessels such as the aorta, and the kidneys and bladder.
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Bernardino, Fishman, Jeffrey and Brown[8] researched the effects of ionic contrast reactions on the quality of body CT scans and found the difference in image quality, number of adverse reactions and number of aborted/repeated CT scans performed with iohexol 300 and diatrizoate meglumine 60 are not sufficiently different to warrant conversion to nonionic agents for body scans.
Comparison of iohexol 300 and diatrizoate meglumine 60 for body CT: image quality, adverse reactions and aborted/repeated examinations.
Diatrizoate Meglumine and Diatrizoate Sodium Inj USP 60% (iodine conc = 292 mg/ml)