Gadobenate Dimeglumine Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for CNS Magnetic Resonance Imaging

0.1 mmol/kg (0.2 mL/kg) as a rapid bolus intravenous injection. To ensure complete injection of the medium, the injection should be followed by a saline flush of at least 5 mL.

Usual Adult Dose for Magnetic Resonance Angiography

MRA of renal and aorto-ilio-femoral vessels:

0.1 mmol/kg (0.2 mL/kg) as a rapid bolus intravenous injection followed by a saline flush of at least 20 mL either manually or using an automatic injector system.

Imaging may be started immediately after the administration of gadobenate meglumine, with scan delay calculated by test bolus or automatic bolus detection technique. If bolus timing is not determined by an automatic contrast detection pulse sequence, then a test bolus injection of 1-2 ml of gadobenate meglumine should be used to calculate the scan delay.

Usual Pediatric Dose for CNS Magnetic Resonance Imaging

2 years and older:
0.1 mmol/kg (0.2 mL/kg) as a rapid bolus intravenous injection. To ensure complete injection of the medium, the injection should be followed by a saline flush of at least 5 mL.

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Precautions

The safety and efficacy in neonates and infants (ages 0 to 2 years) have not been established.

Dialysis

No adjustment recommended

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