MultiHance

MultiHance

INDICATIONS

MultiHance is indicated for intravenous use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the central nervous system (CNS) in adults and children over 2 years of age to visualize lesions with abnormal blood brain barrier or abnormal vascularity of the brain, spine, and associated tissues.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The recommended dose of MultiHance is 0.1 mmol/kg (0.2 mL/kg) administered as a rapid bolus intravenous injection. To ensure complete injection of the contrast medium, follow the injection with a saline flush of at least 5 mL.

Inspect the MultiHance vial visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration.

Do not use the solution if it is discolored or particulate matter is present. Draw MultiHance into a syringe and inject using sterile technique.

Do not mix intravenous medications or parenteral nutrition solutions with MultiHance. Do not administer other medications in the same intravenous line with MultiHance.

MultiHance vials are intended for single use only. Administer immediately after opening and discard any unused product.

HOW SUPPLIED

Dosage Forms And Strengths

MultiHance is a sterile, nonpyrogenic, clear, colorless, aqueous solution for intravenous use only, containing 529 mg gadobenate dimeglumine per mL.

MultiHance (gadobenate dimeglumine) is a clear, colorless solution containing 529 mg gadobenate dimeglumine per mL. MultiHance is supplied in glass vials; each single dose vial is rubber stoppered with an aluminum seal and the contents are sterile. MultiHance is supplied in boxes of:

Five 5 mL single dose 10 mL vials (NDC 0270-5164-12)
Five 10 mL single dose 20 mL vials (NDC 0270-5164-13)
Five 15 mL single dose 20 mL vials (NDC 0270-5164-14)
Five 20 mL single dose 20 mL vials (NDC 0270-5164-15)

Storage and Handling

Inspect the MultiHance vial visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration. Do not use the solution if it is discolored or particulate matter is present. Do not mix intravenous medications or parenteral nutrition solutions with MultiHance. Do not administer other medications in the same intravenous line with MultiHance because of the potential for chemical incompatibility. Draw MultiHance into a syringe and inject using sterile technique. MultiHance vials are intended for single use only. Administer immediately after opening and discard any unused product. Store at 25°C (77°F), excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].

Do not freeze.

Manufactured for: Bracco Diagnostics Inc. - Princeton, NJ 08543. By BIPSO GmbH - 78224 Singen (Germany). Revised July 2011

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/12/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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