Ioxilan

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Ioxilan
Ioxilan structure.png
Clinical data
Trade namesOxilan
AHFS/Drugs.comFDA Professional Drug Information
Routes of
administration
intravenously
ATC code
Legal status
Legal status
Pharmacokinetic data
BioavailabilityN/A
Protein bindingnegligible
Metabolismnone
Elimination half-life2 hours
ExcretionMostly renal
Identifiers
  • 1-N-(2,3-dihydroxypropyl)-5-[N-(2,3-dihydroxypropyl)acetamido]-3-N-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2,4,6-triiodobenzene-1,3-dicarboxamide
CAS Number
PubChem CID
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KEGG
ChEMBL
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC18H24I3N3O8
Molar mass791.112 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • O=C(N(c1c(I)c(c(I)c(c1I)C(=O)NCCO)C(=O)NCC(O)CO)CC(O)CO)C
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Ioxilan is a diagnostic contrast agent. It is injected intravenously before taking X-ray images to increase arterial contrast in the final image. It was marketed in the US under the trade name Oxilan by Guerbet, L.L.C., but has been discontinued in 2017.[1]

Mechanism of action[edit]

Ioxilan is an iodinated contrast agent.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Oxilan FDA Professional Drug Information. Accessed 2021-04-07.