Gadavist (gadobutrol) Injection is a paramagnetic macrocyclic contrast agent
administered for magnetic resonance imaging. The chemical name for gadobutrol
acid, gadolinium complex. Gadobutrol has a molecular formula of C18H31GdN4O9
and a molecular weight of 604.72.
Gadavist (gadobutrol) is a clear, colorless to pale yellow solution containing 1 mmol gadobutrol
(equivalent to 604.72 mg gadobutrol) per mL as the active ingredient and the
excipients calcobutrol sodium, trometamol, hydrochloric acid (for pH adjustment)
and water for injection. Gadavist (gadobutrol) contains no preservatives.
The main physico-chemical properties of Gadavist (gadobutrol) (1 mmol/mL solution for injection)
are listed below:
|Osmolarity at 37°C (mOsm/L solution)
|Osmolality at 37°C (mOsm/kg H2O)
|Viscosity at 37°C (mPa·s)
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/5/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.