• Imaging agents

Oraltag Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Iohexol 9.7g (equivalent to 4.5g carbon bound iodine); per bottle; pwd for oral soln after reconstitution.

Pharmacological Class

Radiographic contrast medium.

How Supplied

Single-use bottle (20oz)—12, 25

Generic Availability


Oraltag Indications


For opacification of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract during computed tomography (CT) of the abdomen and pelvis.

Limitations of Use

Not for diagnostic examination of the GI tract.

Oraltag Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

Administer 20–60mins before imaging. <3yrs: up to 4.5g iodine (1 bottle); max 4.5g total iodine dose. 3–18yrs: up to 9g iodine (<1–2 bottles); max 9g total iodine dose. >18yrs: 4.5–9g iodine (1–2 bottles); max 9g total iodine dose. For higher concentration preparation at lower volumes: see full labeling.

Oraltag Contraindications

Not Applicable

Oraltag Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Oraltag Warnings/Precautions


Do not administer Oraltag parenterally; risk of severe reactions (eg, sepsis). Previous reaction to an iodinated contrast agent. Allergic disorders. Have emergency resuscitation equipment and trained personnel available. Elderly. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: consider pumping and discarding breast milk for 10hrs post-administration.

Oraltag Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Oraltag Interactions


May alter results of thyroid function tests; if indicated, perform prior to administration.

Oraltag Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; hypersensitivity reactions.

Oraltag Clinical Trials

See Literature

Oraltag Note

Not Applicable

Oraltag Patient Counseling

See Literature