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(indigotindisulfonate sodium) Injection, USP
Each 5 mL contains: 40 mg of Indigotindisulfonate Sodium, in Water for Injection, q.s. pH adjusted, when necessary, with Citric Acid and/or Sodium Citrate.Sterile, nonpyrogenic.
Sufficient Indigo Carmine (indigotindisulfonate) is contained in each 5 mL ampule to permit accurate withdrawal and administration of the full dose.It gives a deep blue solution when dissolved in water.
The structural formula is:
C16H8N2Na2O8S2............................Molecular Weight 466.35
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/20/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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