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In the US, Ferumoxides is a member of the drug class magnetic resonance imaging contrast media.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Categories

Contrast medium

Diagnostic agent

Chemical Name

Ferumoxides consits of colloidal particles of magnetite (iron oxide) (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Eisenoxide, paramagnetisch (German)
  • Ferumóxidos (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ferumoxides (OS: USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • AMI 25 (IS: AdvancedMagnet)
  • CCRIS 6722 (IS)
  • Eisen(II,III)-oxide, paramagnetisch (IS)
  • Eisenoxide, superparamagnetisch (IS)
  • Superparamagnetic iron oxide (IS)

Brand Names

  • Endorem
    Guerbet, Spain; Hospital Line, Greece
  • Lumirem
    A. Martins & Fernandez, Portugal


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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