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[Ioversol Injection 74%]
[Ioversol Injection 68%]
[Ioversol Injection 64%]
[Ioversol Injection 51%]
NOT FOR INTRATHECAL USE
Optiray (ioversol injection) formulations are sterile, nonpyrogenic, aqueous solutions intended for intravascular administration as diagnostic radiopaque media. Ioversol is designated chemically as N,N'-Bis (2,3-dihydroxypropyl)-5-[N-(2-hydroxyethyl) glycolamido] -2,4,6-triiodoisophthalamide and has the following structural formula:
The molecular weight of ioversol is 807.11 and the organically bound iodine content is 47.2%. Ioversol is nonionic and does not dissociate in solution.
Each milliliter of Optiray 350 (ioversol injection 74%) contains 741 mg of ioversol with 3.6 mg of tromethamine as a buffer and 0.2 mg of edetate calcium disodium as a stabilizer. Optiray 350 provides 35% (350 mg/mL) organically bound iodine.
Each milliliter of Optiray 320 (ioversol injection 68%) contains 678 mg of ioversol with 3.6 mg of tromethamine as a buffer and 0.2 mg of edetate calcium disodium as a stabilizer. Optiray 320 provides 32% (320 mg/mL) organically bound iodine.
Each milliliter of Optiray 300 (ioversol injection 64%) contains 636 mg of ioversol with 3.6 mg of tromethamine as a buffer and 0.2 mg of edetate calcium disodium as a stabilizer. Optiray 300 provides 30% (300 mg/mL) organically bound iodine.
Each milliliter of Optiray 240 (ioversol injection 51%) contains 509 mg of ioversol with 3.6 mg of tromethamine as a buffer and 0.2 mg of edetate calcium disodium as a stabilizer. Optiray 240 provides 24% (240 mg/mL) organically bound iodine.
The pH of the Optiray formulations has been adjusted to 6.0 to 7.4 with hydrochloric acid or sodium hydroxide. All solutions are sterilized by autoclaving and contain no preservatives. Unused portions should be discarded. Optiray solutions are sensitive to light and therefore should be protected from exposure.
Some physical and chemical properties of these formulations are listed below:
|Optiray 240||Optiray 300||Optiray 320||Optiray 350|
|Iodine content(mg I/mL)||240||300||320||350|
|Osmolality (mOsm/kg water)||502||651||702||792|
|Specific Gravity at 37°C||1.281||1.352||1.371||1.405|
The Optiray formulations are clear, colorless to pale yellow solutions containing no undissolved solids. Crystallization does not occur at room temperature. The products are supplied in containers from which the air has been displaced by nitrogen. Optiray solutions have osmolalities 1.8 to 2.8 times that of plasma (285 mOsm/kg water) as shown in the above table and are hypertonic under conditions of use.
What are the possible side effects of ioversol (Optiray 160, Optiray 240, Optiray 300, Optiray 320, Optiray 350)?
Some of the side effects of ioversol can occur up to 24 hours after you have received the medication.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
- urinating less than usual or not at all;
- severe muscle pain or weakness;
- seizure (convulsions);
- chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or...
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/2/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Optiray Injection Information
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