November 27, 2015
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"The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dotarem (gadoterate meglumine) for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain, spine and associated tissues of patients ages 2 years and older.

Dotarem is a gadolinium-based"...




DOTAREM administered to healthy volunteers and to patients at cumulative doses up to 0.3 mmol/kg was tolerated in a manner similar to lower doses. Adverse reactions to overdosage with DOTAREM have not been reported. Gadoterate meglumine can be removed from the body by hemodialysis [See CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY].


History of clinically important hypersensitivity reactions to DOTAREM [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

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