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In the US, Gadodiamide (gadodiamide systemic) is a member of the drug class magnetic resonance imaging contrast media and is used to treat CNS Magnetic Resonance Imaging 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


Foreign Names

  • Gadodiamidum (Latin)
  • Gadodiamid (German)
  • Gadodiamide (French)
  • Gadodiamida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Gadodiamide (OS: DCF, USAN, BAN)
  • S 041 (IS)
  • Gadodiamide (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

  • Diascan
    Techno, Bangladesh
  • Gadodiamide 32% F
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Gadodiamide 32% HK
    Hikari Seiyaku, Japan
  • Gadodiamide 32% Towa
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Omniscan
    GE Healtcare, New Zealand; GE Healthcare, Austria; GE Healthcare, Bosnia & Herzegowina; GE Healthcare, Belgium; GE Healthcare, Bulgaria; GE Healthcare, Switzerland; GE Healthcare, Germany; GE Healthcare, Denmark; GE Healthcare, Estonia; GE Healthcare, France; GE Healthcare, Georgia; GE Healthcare, Greece; GE Healthcare, Croatia (Hrvatska); GE Healthcare, Hungary; GE Healthcare, Iceland; GE Healthcare, Italy; GE Healthcare, Lithuania; GE Healthcare, Latvia; GE Healthcare, Malta; GE Healthcare, Netherlands; GE Healthcare, Norway; GE Healthcare, Poland; GE Healthcare, Romania; GE Healthcare, Serbia; GE Healthcare, Sweden; GE Healthcare, Tunisia; HLB Pharma, Argentina; Nycomed, Oman; Opakim, Turkey; Satis, Portugal
  • Omniscan 32%
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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