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In the US, Ioversol (ioversol systemic) is a member of the drug class non-ionic iodinated contrast media and is used to treat Body Imaging, Cerebral Arteriography, Coronary Arteriography, Head Imaging, Intra-arterial Digital Subtraction Angiography, Intravenous Digital Subtraction Angiography, Intravenous Urography, Left Ventriculography, Pediatric Angiocardiography, Peripheral Arteriography, Renal Arteriography, Venography and Visceral Arteriography.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Iodinated x-ray contrast media

Chemical Name

1,3-Benzenedicarboxamide, N,N'-bis(2,3-dihydroxypropyl)-5-[(hydroxyacetyl)(2-hydroxyetyl)amino]-2,4,6-triiodo-;

Foreign Names

  • Ioversolum (Latin)
  • Ioversol (German)
  • Ioversol (French)
  • Ioversol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ioversol (OS: DCF, USAN, BAN, JAN)
  • MP 328 (IS: Mallinckrodt)
  • Ioversol (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

  • Optiject
    Guerbet, Belgium; Guerbet, France
  • Optiray
    Bonifarm, Croatia (Hrvatska); Covidien, Serbia; Covidien, Turkey; Covidien Deutschland, Greece; Covidien Spain, Spain; Guerbet, Belgium; Guerbet, Switzerland; Guerbet, France; Mallinckrodt, Argentina; Mallinckrodt, Austria; Mallinckrodt, Canada; Mallinckrodt, Denmark; Mallinckrodt, Finland; Mallinckrodt, Georgia; Mallinckrodt, Greece; Mallinckrodt, Hungary; Mallinckrodt, Norway; Mallinckrodt, Portugal; Mallinckrodt, Sweden; Mallinckrodt, Thailand; Mallinckrodt Canada, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Mallinckrodt Deutschland, Poland; Mallinckrodt Japan, Japan; Mallinckrodt Medical, Romania; Mallinckrodt-D, Italy; Tyco, Bulgaria; Tyco, Serbia


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
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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