Gadopentetate 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, at a rate not to exceed 10 mL per 15 seconds. Dosing for patients in excess of 286 pounds has not been studied. 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 Vascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging

0.1 mmol/kg (0.2 mL/kg) as a rapid bolus intravenous injection, at a rate not to exceed 10 mL per 15 seconds. Dosing for patients in excess of 286 pounds has not been studied. To ensure complete injection of the medium, the injection should be followed by a saline flush of at least 5 mL.

Usual Pediatric Dose for CNS Magnetic Resonance Imaging

2 years to 18 years of age: 0.1 mmol/kg (0.2 mL/kg) as a rapid bolus intravenous injection, at a rate not to exceed 10 mL per 15 seconds. Dosing for patients in excess of 286 pounds has not been studied. To ensure complete injection of the medium, the injection should be followed by a saline flush of at least 5 mL.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Vascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging

2 years to 18 years of age: 0.1 mmol/kg (0.2 mL/kg) as a rapid bolus intravenous injection, at a rate not to exceed 10 mL per 15 seconds. Dosing for patients in excess of 286 pounds has not been studied. 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

Dialysis

No adjustment recommended

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