Cysto-Conray II Dosage

Generic name: iothalamate meglumine
Dosage form: injection

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Patient Preparation

Unless contraindicated, an appropriate laxative is given the night before the examination.

Radiographic Technique

The radiographic procedure normally employed for cystography and cystourethrography should be employed. A preliminary radiograph is recommended before the contrast agent is administered.

Administration

Sterile catherization is essential. Cysto-Conray II may be introduced by gravity flow using an appropriate venoclysis set or by syringe. Excessive pressure should be avoided with any method of administration.

Usual Dosage

Cystography and Cystourethrography - Either Conray 43 supplied at 43% w/v or Cysto-Conray II supplied at a 17.2% w/v concentration may be used for these procedures. The desired concentration will vary depending upon the patient's size and age and also with the technique and equipment used. (SEE CONRAY 43 PACKAGE INSERT FOR SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT.) Sufficient volume of contrast medium is administered to adequately fill the urinary bladder. The volume of solution required will vary depending upon the individual patient. Adults usually require a volume in the range of 200 to 400 mL. Children require a volume in proportion to their body size. The usual dose ranges from 30 to 300 mL.

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