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Amidate

Amidate™
(etomidate) Injection, USP 2 mg/mL

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Amidate (Etomidate Injection, USP) is a sterile, nonpyrogenic solution. Each milliliter contains etomidate, 2 mg, propylene glycol 35% v/v. The pH is 6.0 (4.0 to 7.0).

It is intended for the induction of general anesthesia by intravenous injection.

The drug etomidate is chemically identified as (R)-(+)-ethyl-1-(1-phenylethyl)-1H-imidazole-5- carboxylate and has the following structural formula:

Amidate™ (etomidate) Structural Formula Illustration

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/23/2017
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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