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Diatrizoate

Also known as 3,5-Bis(Acetylamino)-2,4,6-Triiodobenzoic Acid, Urografin Acid, Urotrast, and Diatrizoic Acid

Diatrizoic acid (or its anionic form, diatrizoate), also known as amidotrizoic acid, or 3,5-diacetamido-2,4,6-triiodobenzoic acid, is a radiocontrast agent containing iodine. Trade names include Hypaque, Gastrografin and Urografin, the latter being a combination of the sodium and meglumine salts.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed diatrizoate to treat sharp abdominal pain, lower abdominal pain, diverticulitis, and appendicitis.

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