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Drug Name:

LYMPHAZURIN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Isosulfan blue 10mg/mL; soln for SC inj; preservative-free.

Company:
Covidien

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for LYMPHAZURIN:

An adjunct to lymphography (in primary and secondary lymphedema of the extremities; chyluria, chylous ascites or chylothorax; lymph node involvement by primary or secondary neoplasm; and lymph node response to therapeutic modalities) for visualization of the lymphatic system draining the region of injection.

Adult:

Give by SC inj. 0.5mL into 3 interdigital spaces of each extremity per study. Max dose 3mL (30mg).

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Hypersensitivity to triphenylmethane.

Warnings/Precautions:

Have emergency equipment available for at least 30–60 minutes after injection. Urine color may be blue for 24hrs post administration. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Do not mix with local anesthetics (eg, lidocaine) in the same syringe; precipitation results.

Pharmacological Class:

Contrast media.

Adverse Reactions:

Local reactions, pruritus; anaphylaxis possible.

How Supplied:

Single-dose vial (5mL)—1

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