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Indigo Carmine

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Indigo Carmine

(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:

INDIGO CARMINE INJECTION (Indigotindisulfonate Sodium Injection,USP)  Structural Formula Illustration

C16H8N2Na2O8S2............................Molecular Weight 466.35

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/20/2008
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