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How to Take Gadoterate meglumine and Dose of Gadoterate meglumine

Find out how to take Gadoterate meglumine (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Gadoterate meglumine


How it should be taken  

It comes as a powder for injection (diluted with fluid) to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

IV- The recommended dose is 0.2 mL/kg, (0.1 mmol/kg) as bolus injection.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity.
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Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of acute kidney injury, impaired elimination of GBCAs, any allergy, who are taking other medications.
Patient with impaired elimination of GBCAs may experience with increased risk of Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis.
Monitor patients closely for need of emergency breathing support.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at controlled room temperature (25C).

Drug Name : Gadoterate meglumine

Gadoterate meglumine(Dotatrem) generic is a gadolinium based contrast agent, prescribed for visualization of brain along with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
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