The chemical name of Lymphazurin 1% (isosulfan blue) is N-[4- [[4-(diethylamino)phenyl]
(2,5-disulfophenyl) methylene]-2,5- cyclohexadien-1-ylidene]-N-ethylethanaminium
hydroxide, inner salt, sodium salt. Its structural formula is:
Lymphazurin (isosulfan blue) 1% is a sterile aqueous solution for subcutaneous administration. Phosphate buffer in sterile, pyrogen free water is added in sufficient quantity to yield a final pH of 6.8-7.4. Each ml of solution contains 10 mg Isosulfan blue, 6.6 mg sodium monohydrogen phosphate and 2.7 mg potassium dihydrogen phosphate. The solution contains no preservative. Lymphazurin (isosulfan blue) 1% is a contrast agent for the delineation of lymphatic vessels.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/13/2008
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