Entrobar Dosage

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.

Pediatric Use

The quantity of suspension used and the barium sulfate concentration will depend upon patient size, technique used and clinical need.

For single patient use only. Properly discard unused portion.

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