Generic name: barium sulfate suspension
Dosage form: oral suspension
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Individual technique will determine the suspension quantity and barium sulfate content to be used. Undiluted Entrobar may be used for a “dedicated” small bowel follow-through examination or when performing the “biphasic” enteroclysis technique. Entrocel™ (methylcellulose solution) may be used for the second phase of the biphasic examination.
Dilute Entrobar to the desired density when performing single contrast enteroclysis.
|% BARIUM SULFATE (w/v)||ENTROBAR||WATER TO BE ADDED|
|50%||500 mL||Use undiluted|
|45%||500 mL||55 mL|
|40%||500 mL||125 mL|
|35%||500 mL||215 mL|
|30%||500 mL||355 mL|
The basic principles for intubation and infusion, as published in the medical literature, should be followed for a faster and more diagnostic examination.