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Indigotindisulfonate Sodium

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 18, 2018.

What is it?

Indigotindisulfonate sodium, also known as indigo carmine, is a blue dye used in medical imaging to measure kidney function and as a special stain for Negri bodies.[1]

[1] Indigo carmine. Accessed February 16, 2105 at

Further information

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