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Gadoxetic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Contrast medium

Diagnostic agent

Chemical Names

Dihydrogen [N-[(2S)-2-]bis(carboxymetyl)amino]-3-(p-etoxyphenyl)propyl]-N-[2-[bis(carboxymetyl)amino]etyl]glycinato(5-)]gadolinate(2-) (WHO)

Dihydrogen [N-{(2S)-2-[bis(carboxymetyl)amino]-3-(4-etoxyphenyl)propyl}-N-{2-[bis(carboxymetyl)amino]etyl}glycinato(5-)]gadolinat(2-) (IUPAC)

Gadolinium etoxybenyldietylenetriaminepentaacetic acid

Foreign Names

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

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Primovist
    Bayer, Portugal; Bayer HealthCare, Russian Federation; Bayer Schering, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • EOB Primovist
    Bayer Yakuhin, Japan
  • Primovist
    Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Canada; Bayer, Switzerland; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Estonia; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Ireland; Bayer, Italy; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Malta; Bayer, New Zealand; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Serbia; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Pharma AG, Norway; Bayer Schering, Bulgaria; Bayer Schering, Lithuania; Bayer Schering, Slovenia; Bayer Vital, Germany; Bayer-Schering, Romania
  • Primovist EOB
    Bayer Yakuhin, Japan

International Drug Name Search


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

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