Indications of Diatrizoic acid

Posted: July 9, 2016 in Medicine raw material
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Diatrizoic acid, aswell accepted as amidotrizoic acid, or 3,5-diacetamido-2,4,6-triiodobenzoic acid, is a radiocontrast abettor absolute iodine. Barter names cover Hypaque, Gastrografin and Urografin, the closing getting a aggregate of the sodium and meglumine salts.

Diatrizoate is advised a high-osmolality adverse agent. Its osmolality ranges from about 1500 mOsm/kg (50% solution) to over 2000 mOsm/kg (76% solution).

Diatrizoic acid may be acclimated as an another to barium sulfate for medical imaging of the gastrointestinal tract, such as high gastrointestinal alternation and baby bowel series. It is adumbrated for use in patients who are allergic to barium, or in cases area the barium ability aperture into the belly cavity. It does not covering the stomach/bowel lining as able-bodied as barium, so it is not acclimated frequently for this purpose.

Under the barter name Urografin it is acclimated for intravenous pyelography.

It is aswell acclimated to annihilate Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworms).

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