Oraltag Generic Name & Formulations
Iohexol 9.7g (equivalent to 4.5g carbon bound iodine); per bottle; pwd for oral soln after reconstitution.
Radiographic contrast medium.
Single-use bottle (20oz)—12, 25
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 Boxed Warnings
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.
May alter results of thyroid function tests; if indicated, perform prior to administration.
Oraltag Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; hypersensitivity reactions.
Oraltag Clinical Trials
Oraltag Patient Counseling