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Lymphatic Vessel Delineation
Lymphazuirn™ 1% (isosulfan blue) upon subcutaneous administration, delineates lymphatic vessels draining the region of injection. It is an adjunct to lymphography in: primary and secondary lymphedema of the extremities; chyluria, chylous ascites or chylothorax; lymph node involvement by primary or secondary neoplasm; and lymph node response to therapeutic modalities.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Lymphazurin™ 1% (isosulfan blue) is to be administered subcutaneously, one- half (1/2) ml into three (3) interdigital spaces of each extremity per study. A maximum dose of 3 ml (30 mg) isosulfan blue is, therefore, injected.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
1% aqueous solution (isosulfan blue)
Lymphazurin (isosulfan blue) 1% is supplied as a 5 ml single dose vial, 1% aqueous solution in a phosphate buffer prepared by appropriate manufacturing to be sterile and pyrogen-free.
FDA Rev date: October 2007This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/13/2008
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