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In the US, Gadobutrol (gadobutrol systemic) is a member of the drug class magnetic resonance imaging contrast media and is used to treat CNS Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Diagnosis and Investigation and Vascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Contrast medium for NMR-tomography

Chemical Name

[10-[(1RS,2SR)-2,3-dihydroxy-1-(hydroxymetyl)propyl]-1,4,7,10-tetraazacyclododecane-1,4,7-triacetato(3-)]gadolinium (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Gadobutrolum (Latin)
  • Gadobutrol (German)
  • Gadobutrol (French)
  • Gadobutrol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Gadobutrol (OS: DCF, USAN, JAN)
  • ZK 135079 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Gadovist
    Bayer, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Canada; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Costa Rica; Bayer, Denmark; Bayer, Dominican Republic; Bayer, Estonia; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Georgia; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Guatemala; Bayer, Honduras; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Ireland; Bayer, Italy; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Malta; Bayer, Nicaragua; Bayer, Netherlands; Bayer, New Zealand; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer, El Salvador; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer, Vietnam; Bayer Austria, Austria; Bayer HealthCare, Finland; Bayer Hellas Abee, Cyprus; Bayer Pharma AG, Norway; Bayer Santé, France; Bayer Schering, Bulgaria; Bayer Schering, Lithuania; Bayer Schering, Serbia; Bayer Schering, Slovenia; Bayer Schering Pharma, Russian Federation; Bayer Vital, Germany; Bayer-Schering, Iceland; Bayer-Schering, Romania; Lusal, Portugal


DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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