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Readi-Cat Dosage

Generic name: Barium Sulfate 20mg in 1mL
Dosage form: oral suspension

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2.1 Recommended Dosage

Base dosing on individual needs and procedure to be performed.

  • Adult and pediatric patients 12 years and older: 450 mL to 900 mL (9 g to 18 g of barium sulfate)
  • Patients younger than 12 years of age: adjust dose based on relative GI volume

2.2 Administration Instructions

  • For oral use only
  • Shake bottle vigorously for 30 seconds prior to oral administration
  • Administer undiluted prior to scan
  • Discard any unused suspension
  • Advise patients to hydrate following the barium sulfate procedure
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