Gadavist Dosage

Generic name: gadobutrol
Dosage form: injection

This dosage information does not include all the information needed to use Gadavist safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for Gadavist.

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Adults and Children (2 years and older)

The recommended dose of Gadavist is 0.1 mL/kg body weight (0.1 mmol/kg).

VOLUME OF GADAVIST INJECTION BY BODY WEIGHT

BODY WEIGHT

Volume to be administered, mL

lb

kg

22

10

1

33

15

1.5

44

20

2

55

25

2.5

66

30

3

77

35

3.5

88

40

4

99

45

4.5

110

50

5

132

60

6

154

70

7

176

80

8

198

90

9

220

100

10

242

110

11

264

120

12

286

130

13

308

140

14

Visually inspect Gadavist for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration. Do not use the solution if it is discolored, if particulate matter is present or if the container appears damaged.
Administer Gadavist as an intravenous bolus injection, manually or by power injector, at a flow rate of approximately 2 mL/second. Flush the intravenous cannula with physiological saline solution after the injection.

Dosing Guidelines

Sterile technique must always be used when preparing and administering injection of contrast media. Do not mix Gadavist with other drugs.
Contrast-enhanced MRI can commence immediately following contrast administration.

Vials

Draw Gadavist into the syringe immediately before use.
Do not pierce the rubber stopper more than once. Discard any unused vial contents.

Pre-filled syringes

Remove the tip cap from the pre-filled syringe immediately before use. Discard any unused syringe contents.
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