radiopaque agent

radiopaque agent

[¦rād·ē·ō′pāk ‚ā·jənt]
(medicine)
A substance, such as barium sulfate, which is opaque to x-rays, administered orally to a patient to provide contrast in x-ray photographs of his gastrointestinal system.
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Tagitol V Stool Tagging Agent is a low volume radiopaque agent used to improve differentiation of soft tissue intraluminal lesions and retained stool.
Amphadase is reportedly used to improve the resorption of radiopaque agents and the company plans to re-launch the product in the fourth quarter of 2015.
One of its drawbacks is the potential interference by exogenous nonprotein substances, such as radiopaque agents and antibiotics, which also absorb at this wavelength (1).
HYLENEX recombinant (hyaluronidase human injection) is indicated as an adjuvant to increase the absorption and dispersion of other injected drugs, as an adjuvant for subcutaneous fluid administration (hypodermoclysis), and as an adjunct in subcutaneous urography for improving resorption of radiopaque agents. Hyaluronidase is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to hyaluronidase enzyme or any other ingredients in the formulation.