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Gadopentetic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Contrast medium for NMR-tomography

Chemical Name

Gadolinate(2-), [N,N-bis[2-[bis(carboxymetyl)amino]etyl]glycinato(5-)]-, dihydrogen

Foreign Names

  • Acidum gadopenteticum (Latin)
  • Gadopentetsäure (German)
  • Acide gadopentétique (French)
  • Acido gadopentetico (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Magnegita
    Biokanol, Bulgaria; Biokanol Pharma, Serbia; Insights, Portugal
  • Magnetolux
    Sanochemia, Portugal
  • Magnevist
    Bayer, Georgia; Bayer, Malta; Bayer Yakuhin, Japan
  • Meglumine Gadopentetate 37.14% DK
    Daiko Seiyaku, Japan
  • Meglumine Gadopentetate 37.14% F
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Meglumine Gadopentetate 37.14% SN
    Shiono Kemikaru, Japan
  • Meglumine Gadopentetate 37.14% Taiyo
    Teva Seiyaku, Japan
  • Meglumine Gadopentetate 37.14% Towa
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Emaray
    Biem, Turkey
  • Gadopentetate Dimeglumine Sanochemia
    Sanochemia Pharmazeutika, Poland
  • Gadopentetat-MRT-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Magnegita
    Agfa, Estonia; Agfa, Poland; Agfa Healthcare, Italy; Agfa Healthcare Imaging Agents, Austria; Agfa Healthcare Imaging Agents, Germany; Biokanol, Georgia; Farmak, Latvia; Farmavita, Croatia (Hrvatska); Insight Agents, Greece; Insight Agents, Lithuania; Insight Agents, Romania
  • Magnetol
    Soreq, Israel
  • Magnetolux
    Sanochemia, Georgia; Sanochemia, Hungary; Sanochemia, Romania; Sanochemia Pharmazeutika, Austria
  • Magnevist
    Bayer, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Canada; Bayer, China; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Denmark; Bayer, Ecuador; Bayer, Estonia; Bayer, Egypt; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Greece; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Ireland; Bayer, Iceland; Bayer, Italy; Bayer, Lithuania; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, New Zealand; Bayer, Portugal; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer, Turkey; Bayer Austria, Austria; Bayer Healthcare, Myanmar; Bayer Pharma AG, Norway; Bayer Santé, France; Bayer Schering, Bulgaria; Bayer Schering, Poland; Bayer Schering, Serbia; Bayer Schering, Tunisia; Bayer Schering Pharma, Vietnam; Bayer Vital, Germany; Bayer-Schering, Romania; Schering, Oman; Zydus, India
  • Magnograf
    Berlis, Switzerland; Jenapharm, Germany
  • Megaray
    Dong Kook, Georgia
  • MRbester
    Taejoon Pharm, Georgia
  • MR-Lux
    Sanochemia, Germany; Sanochemia Diagnostics International, Switzerland
  • MultiHance
    Bracco, Singapore


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
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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