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(indocyanine green for injection, USP) Sterile
IC-GREEN™ is a sterile, lyophilized green powder containing 25 mg of indocyanine green with no more than 5% sodium iodide. It is packaged with Aqueous Solvent consisting of Sterile Water for Injection used to dissolve the indocyanine green. IC-GREEN™ is to be administered intravenously.
Indocyanine green is a water soluble, tricarbocyanine dye with a peak spectral absorption at 800 nm. The chemical name for Indocyanine Green is 1 H -Benz[e]indolium, 2-[7-[1, 3 -dihydro -1, 1 -dimethyl -3- (4 -sulfobutyl) -2 H - benz[e]indol -2-ylidene]-1,3,5-heptatrienyl]-1,1-dimethyl-3-(4-sulfobutyl)-,hydroxide, inner salt, sodium salt. IC-GREEN™ has a pH of approximately 6.5 when reconstituted. Each vial of IC-GREEN™ contains 25 mg of indocyanine green as a sterile lyophilized powder.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/19/2015
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