Generic name: Barium Sulfate 21mg in 1mL
Dosage form: oral suspension
Medically reviewed on May 23, 2017.
The volume and concentration of the CT barium sulfate suspension 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.
Suggested 30 Minute Barium Administration Protocol for Abdomen Studies:
Administer 300 mL CT barium suspension 30 minutes before scan and 150 mL immediately prior to scan; or use as directed by physician.
Suggested 90 Minute Barium Administration Protocol for Abdomen/Pelvis Studies: Administer 450 mL CT barium suspension 90 minutes before scan, another 300 mL 30 minutes before scan, and finally 150 mL immediately prior to scan; or use as directed by physician.
Other dosing regimens may be followed as applicable.
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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