Gadodiamide Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for CNS Magnetic Resonance Imaging

To visualize lesions with abnormal vascularity in the brain, spine, and associated tissues:
0.2 mL/kg (0.1 mmol/kg) administered as a bolus intravenous injection.

Usual Adult Dose for Vascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging

To facilitate the visualization of lesions with abnormal vascularity within the thoracic, abdominal, pelvic cavities, and the retroperitoneal space:

Kidney: 0.1 mL/kg (0.05 mmol/kg) administered as a bolus intravenous injection.
Intrathoracic, intra-abdominal, and pelvic cavities: 0.2 mL/kg (0.1 mmol/kg) administered as a bolus intravenous injection.

Usual Pediatric Dose for CNS Magnetic Resonance Imaging

To visualize lesions with abnormal vascularity in the brain, spine, and associated tissues:
2 years and older:
0.2 mL/kg (0.1 mmol/kg) administered as a bolus intravenous injection.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Vascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging

To facilitate the visualization of lesions with abnormal vascularity within the thoracic, abdominal, pelvic cavities, and the retroperitoneal space:

2 years and older:
Kidney: 0.1 mL/kg (0.05 mmol/kg) administered as a bolus intravenous injection.
Intrathoracic, intra-abdominal, and pelvic cavities: 0.2 mL/kg (0.1 mmol/kg) administered as a bolus intravenous injection.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Gadodiamide is contraindicated in patients with acute kidney injury or chronic, severe kidney disease. All patients should be screened for renal dysfunction by obtaining a history and/or laboratory tests.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Do not repeat administration of gadodiamide during a single imaging session.

Dialysis

Gadodiamide is contraindicated in patients with acute kidney injury or chronic, severe kidney disease.

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