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ATC codes: V08AB02
Indication
Diagnostic agent ICD11 code: XM644952120
INN
Iohexol
Medicine type
Diagnostic agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 140 to 350 mg iodine per mL in 5 mL ampoule ; 140 to 350 mg iodine per mL in 10 mL ampoule ; 140 to 350 mg iodine per mL in 20 mL ampoule
EML status history
First added in 1984 (TRS 722)
Changed in 1987 (TRS 770)
Removed in 1989 (TRS 796)
Added in 1999 (TRS 895)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic equivalence
Medicines within the same pharmacological class can be used
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Iohexol injection, 140-350 mg iodine/mL in 5, 10 and 20 mL ampoules was added to the core list of the EML as a diagnostic agent since it is safer than ionized contrast media.