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Polibar Plus, Liquid Dosage

Generic name: barium sulfate 1.05g in 1mL
Dosage form: oral, rectal suspension
Drug class: Non-iodinated contrast media

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jan 23, 2023.


The volume and concentration of LIQUID POLIBAR PLUS® to be administered will depend on the degree and extent of contrast required in the area(s) under examination and on the equipment and technique employed. See applicable system below for typical adult dose.

Patient Preparation for Colon Examinations

In order to achieve optimum results, the colon must be cleansed prior to the use of a barium enema. This is usually accomplished by placing the patient on a low fat, low residue diet, combined with the use of laxatives and/or cathartics. A cleansing enema may also be used unless contraindicated.

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