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Tagitol V Suspension Dosage

Generic name: Barium Sulfate 400mg in 1mL
Dosage form: suspension
Drug class: Non-iodinated contrast media

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 26, 2022.

Recommended Dosing

  • The recommended oral dose of TAGITOL V is one 20 mL bottle (8 g barium sulfate) with each meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) the day before the colonography examination. Total dose = 3 bottles (24 g barium sulfate).

Important Administration Instructions

  • TAGITOL V is typically provided to the patient for self-administration. Advise patients to carefully read and follow the Patient Instructions for Use to be provided to the patient.
  • Shake bottle for 15 seconds prior to administration.
  • For oral use only.
  • Encourage patients to hydrate following the barium sulfate procedure.
  • Discard any unused suspension.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.