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Table 4

Suggested single injection of adult doses and maximum total dose for non-ionic contrast media by Intravenous injection [31].

Non-ionic contrast media Computerized axial tomography, Body Computerized axial tomography of head (brain) Computerized axial tomography of abdomen Intravenous pyelogram (urography) Angiocardiography-Coronary Arteriography/Ventriculography Angiocardiography-ventriculography or nonselective opacification of multiple coronary arteries Aortography Arteriography, peripheral Arteriography, selective visceral Arteriography of cerebral arteries Renal arteriography Venography
Iopromide (Ultravist) (300 mgI/ml) Adult doses suggestion 50-200 ml for bolus IV injection 50-200 ml 300 mgI/kg
100-200 ml for rapid IV infusion

Maximum dose 200 ml (60 gI) 200 ml (60 gI) 100 ml (30 gI)

Iopromide (Ultravist) (370 mgI/ml) Adult doses suggestion 41-162 ml for bolus IV injection 41-162 ml
81-162 ml for rapid IV infusion

Maximum dose 162 ml (60 gI) 162 ml (60 gI)

Iopamiro (Iopamidol) (300 mgI/ml) Adult doses suggestion 100-200 ml 100-200 ml 2.0-2.5 ml/Kg 50 ml 5-40 ml for femoral or subclavian 8-12 ml
25-50 ml for aorta for a distal runoff

Maximum dose 200 ml (60 gI) 200 ml (60 gI) 250 ml 90 ml

Iopamiro (Iopamidol) (370 mgI/ml) Adult doses suggestion 81-162 ml 40 ml 2-10 ml 25-50 ml 50 ml 50 ml-larger vessels
81-162 ml 10 ml-renal arteries

Maximum dose 200 ml (60 gI) 200 ml (60 gI) 200 ml 225 ml 225 ml

Omnipaque (Iohexol) (300 mgI/ml) Adult doses suggestion 50-200 ml 75-150 ml 200-350 mgI/Kg 30-90 ml 50-80 ml-aorta, 30- 60 mlbranches, 5 -15 ml- renal arteries. 6-12 ml-Common carotid artery; 8-10 ml-Internal carotid artery; 6-9 ml-External carotid artery; 6-10 ml Vertebral artery.

Maximum dose 291 ml

Omnipaque (Iohexol) (350 mgI/ml) 60-100 ml 350 ml 200-350 mgI/Kg 5 ml (3-14 ml) 40 ml (30-60 ml) 20-70 ml 50-80 ml-aorta, 30- 60 mlbranches,5 -15 ml- renal arteries.

Maximum dose Total combined-250 ml 250 ml

Ioversol (Optiray) (320 mgI/ml) 25-75 ml (bolus injection) 50-150 ml 50-75 ml 8 ml (2-10 ml) for the left coronary; 6 ml (1-10 ml) for for the right coronary artery. 9 ml (6-15 ml)

Maximum dose 150 ml 250 ml 250 ml

Ioversol (Optiray) (350 mgI/ml) 25-75 ml (bolus injection) 50-75 ml 50-100 ml

Maximum dose 150 ml 250 ml

Iobitridol
(Xenetix) (300 mgI/ml)
50-100 ml 30-60 ml (3-5 ml/Kg)

Maximum dose

Iobitridol (Xenetix) (350 mgI/ml) Depend on the organs under investigation, the diagnostic problem and, in particular, the different scan and image-reconstruction times of the scanners in use 1-1.5 ml/Kg 155-330 ml 30-60 ml (3-5 ml/Kg) 10-80 ml 105-205 ml

Maximum dose 1-1.5 ml/Kg 250 ml

Iodixanol (Visipaque) (320 mgI/ml) 75-150 ml 75-150 ml 1 ml/Kg 20 ml

Maximum dose 150 ml (80 gI) 150 ml (80 gI) 100 ml (80 gI)