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Gadoxetic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Diagnostic agent

Contrast medium

Chemical Names

Dihydrogen [N-[(2S)-2-]bis(carboxymethyl)amino]-3-(p-ethoxyphenyl)propyl]-N-[2-[bis(carboxymethyl)amino]ethyl]glycinato(5-)]gadolinate(2-) (WHO)

Dihydrogen [N-{(2S)-2-[bis(carboxymethyl)amino]-3-(4-ethoxyphenyl)propyl}-N-{2-[bis(carboxymethyl)amino]ethyl}glycinato(5-)]gadolinat(2-) (IUPAC)

Gadolinium ethoxybenyldiethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid

Foreign Names

  • Acidum gadoxeticum (Latin)
  • Gadoxetsäure (German)
  • Acide gadoxetique (French)
  • Acido gadoxetico (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Primovist
    Bayer, Romania
  • Eovist
    Bayer, United States
  • Primovist
    Bayer, Austria; Bayer, Canada; Bayer, Switzerland; Bayer, China; Bayer, Estonia; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Italy; Bayer, South Korea; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Animal Health, Luxembourg; Bayer Schering, Australia; Bayer Schering, Bulgaria; Bayer Schering, Czech Republic; Bayer Schering, Lithuania; Bayer Schering, Malta; Bayer Schering, Poland; Bayer Schering, Serbia; Bayer Schering, Slovenia; Bayer Schering Pharma, Finland; Bayer Schering Pharma, Norway; Bayer Vital, Germany; Pierre Fabre, Russian Federation
  • Primovist EOB
    Bayer Yakuhin, Japan

International Drug Name Search


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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