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Gadoteridol Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 279.3 mg/mL

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for CNS Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Central Nervous System:
0.1 mmol/kg (0.2 mL/kg) administered as a rapid intravenous infusion (10 mL/min to 60 mL/min) or bolus (greater than 60 mL/min). In patients suspected of having poorly enhancing lesions, in the presence of negative or equivocal scans, a second dose of 0.2 mmol/kg (0.4 mL/kg) may be given up to 30 minutes after the first dose.

Extracranial and Extraspinal Tissues:
0.1 mmol/kg (0.2 mL/kg) administered as a rapid intravenous infusion (10 mL/min to 60 mL/min) or bolus (greater than 60 mL/min).

Usual Pediatric Dose for CNS Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Central Nervous System - to visualize lesions with abnormal vascularity in the brain (intracranial lesions), spine and associated tissues:
over 2 years of age:
0.1 mmol/kg (0.2 mL/kg) administered as a rapid intravenous infusion (10 mL/min to 60 mL/min) or bolus (greater than 60 mL/min).

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

The safety and efficacy of sequential and/or repeat procedures has not been studied.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

To ensure complete injection of the contrast medium, the injection should be followed by a 5 mL normal saline flush. The imaging procedure should be completed within 1 hour of the first injection of gadoteridol.

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