Gastromark Generic Name & Formulations
Ferumoxsil 175mcg/mL; susp; contains parabens 1.4mg/mL.
Superparamagnetic iron oxide.
For oral use with magnetic resonance imaging to enhance the delineation of the bowel to distinguish it from organs and tissues that are adjacent to the upper regions of the GI tract.
Gastromark Dosage and Administration
Take after fasting at least 4 hours. 600mL orally at a rate of 300mL over 15 minutes. Max dose: 900mL. Optimal results occur within 30 minutes.
<16yrs: not recommended.
Known or suspected intestinal perforation or obstruction.
Gastromark Boxed Warnings
Current or recent hiatal hernia, esophageal reflux, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain. Patients who cannot tolerate large fluid shifts and who are on specific fluid requirements. Inflammatory bowel disease. Disorders associated with iron overload (eg, hemosiderosis, chronic hemolytic anemia with frequent blood transfusions, chronic iron replacement). Avoid aspiration. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
Gastromark Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea, flatulence, nausea, abdominal pain/cramps, dyspepsia, vomiting, oral paresthesia.
Gastromark Clinical Trials
Gastromark Patient Counseling