Contrast Media

Contrast Media
Accession Number

Substances used to allow enhanced visualization of tissues.

ATC Classification
DrugDrug Description
GadodiamideA gadolinium-based contrast agent used for the visualization of lesions with vascularity during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
DiatrizoateAn injected contrast agent used in radiology.
GadoversetamideA gadolinium compound used as a contrast agent in MRI tests of the brain, spine, and liver.
GadoteridolA medication used to improve the contrast of MRI scans for better visualization.
Gadobenic acidA gadolinium compound used as a contrast agent in MRIs.
IodixanolA contrast agent used during coronary angiography, particularly in patients with renal dysfunction.
IohexolA contrast agent for intrathecal administration used in myelography and contrast enhancement for computerized tomography.
MetrizamideMetrizamide is used for lumbar, thoracic, cervical, and total columnar myelography to determine the presence of abnormalities in the spinal column, spinal canal, and central nervous system (CNS) as well...
IodipamideA contrast agent used in cholangiography and cholecystography.
GadobutrolA contrast agent used during diagnostic procedures to visualize disrupted areas of blood brain barrier (BBB) and/or abnormal vascularity of the central nervous system.
Gadofosveset trisodiumAn intravenous contrast agent used during magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) to evaluate aortoiliac occlusive disease (AIOD) in adults with peripheral vascular disease.
MangafodipirAn organ-specific paramagnetic contrast agent indicated for the imaging of the hepatobiliary system and detecting lesions in the liver and pancreas.
Gadoxetic acidA gadolinium-based contrast agent used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to help characterize lesions in the liver.
Iopanoic acidIopanoic acid contains iodine and is useful as a contrast medium in cholecystography.
IopamidolA diagnostic imaging agent used for angiography throughout the cardiovascular system.
IodamideIodamide is a contrast medium molecule that is no longer marketed in the United States.
Gadoteric acidA diagnostic contrast agent used with magnetic resonance imaging to provide contrast enhancement for intracranial and spinal lesions with abnormal blood brain barrier or abnormal vascularity, and for whole body imaging.
Iothalamic acidA diagnostic contrast agent used in various medical imaging procedures, such as angiography, arthrography, and computed tomographic scans.
IoversolA diagnostic contrast agent used in various medical imaging procedures, such as angiography, urography, and computed tomographic scans.
IoxilanA diagnostic contrast agent used in various medical imaging procedures, such as angiography, urography, and computed tomographic scans.
IopromideAn X-ray contrast agent used during various types of imaging tests such as angiography and contrast computed tomography (CT) imaging tests.
Ioxaglic acidA tri-iodinated benzoate contrast agent used in various radiological procedures including angiography, phlebography, urography, computed tomography (CT), and hysterosalpingography.
Iopodic acidAn iodine containing cholecystography agent.
Tyropanoic acidFor use in cholecystography (X-ray diagnosis/imaging of gallstones).
Metrizoic acidFor use as a contrast medium .
Acetrizoic acidAcetrizoic acid indication was to be used as a contrast agent for X-ray. Some information indicates its nephrotropic property as one of the characteristics for the utilization of acetrizoic acid....
PropyliodoneRadiopaque medium usually in oil; used in bronchography.
IotrolanNonionic, isotonic contrast medium designed for intrathecal use.
PerflenapentDodecafluoropentane is an ingredient in the EMA-withdrawn product EchoGen.
IomeprolAn iodine-based X-ray contrast agent.
IobitridolAn iodine-based contrast agent used with X-ray or CT imaging.
PerflubronInvestigated for use/treatment in cardiac surgery, hemorrhage, and ileus.
Iobenzamic acidNot Annotated
Ioxitalamic acidA contrast agent used for CT scans of the abdomen and pelvis.
Iodoxamic acidRadiopaque medium used in the diagnosis of gall bladder & bile duct diseases, usually as meglumine salt.
DiodoneNot Annotated
Ioglycamic acidNot Annotated
IopentolIopentol is used as a contrast medium.
Barium sulfateA contrast agent used for CT scans of the gastrointestinal tract.
IophendylateIophendylate is used as a contrast agent to locate spinal tumors.
Iotroxic acidIotroxic acid is a contrast medium molecule.
PerflutrenA diagnostic medication to improve contrast during echocardiograms.
FluoresceinA dye used in angiography or angioscopy of the iris and retina.
Gadopentetic acidA gadolinium compound used as a contrast agent in MRIs.
Ethiodized oilA contrast agent used in imaging procedures.
Motexafin gadoliniumInvestigated for use/treatment in brain cancer, cancer/tumors (unspecified), lung cancer, and lymphoma (non-hodgkin's).
EP-2104RInvestigated for use/treatment in cardiovascular disorders and thrombosis.
MeglumineAn amino sugar found in iodinated contrast media.
FerumoxidesNot Annotated
PerflubutanePerflubutane has been used in trials studying the diagnostic of Liver Mass, Liver Diseases, Liver Metastasis, Portal Hypertension, and Peripheral Artery Disease. It is a cardiovascular drug designed to enable...
Iocetamic acidIocetamic acid is a diagnostic aid (radiopaque medium)
Ferric ammonium citrateNot Annotated
FerumoxsilNot Annotated
Ferric oxideAn ingredient used in a number of skin protecting products.
GalactoseThere are limited therapeutic uses for which galactose is formally indicated. Some predominant indications include (a) the use of galactose to facilitate the construction of structurally and immunologically effective attenuated...
MethiodalNot Annotated
IopydolNot Annotated
Ioglicic acidNot Annotated
Iocarmic acidNot Annotated
Iodohippuric acidIodohippuric acid is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02599844 (Impact of Pediatric Acute Renal Injury in Severe Sepsis in Young Adults).
FlortaucipirFlortaucipir is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03507257 (Longitudinal Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease Study Protocol).
Flortaucipir F-18A small lipophilic tracer containing [18F]fluoride capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier and binding to aggregated tau protein; used in PET imaging for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
TozuleristideTozuleristide is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02464332 (Safety Study of BLZ-100 in Adult Subjects With Sarcoma Undergoing Surgery).
Flutemetamol (18F)A radiopharmaceutical diagnostic agent used during Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging of the brain to estimate β-amyloid neuritic plaque density in adult patients to diagnose the causes of cognitive impairment.
GadoliniumGadolinium is under investigation in Hypertension, ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY, and Chronic Kidney Disease. Gadolinium has been investigated for the basic science of CAD, Multiple Sclerosis, and Coronary Artery Disease.
FlutemetamolFlutemetamol is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02353949 (Investigating the Clinical Consequences of Flutemetamol-PET-scanning).
GadopiclenolA gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) used with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to detect and visualize lesions with abnormal vascularity.
Xenon Xe-129As a hyperpolarized contrast agent, it is indicated for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for evaluation of lung ventilation.
Drugs & Drug Targets
Gadobenic acidSerum albumincarrier
IodipamideSerum albumincarrier
Gadofosveset trisodiumSerum albumincarrier
MangafodipirSerum albumincarrier
MangafodipirSuperoxide dismutase [Mn], mitochondrialenzyme
MangafodipirNatural resistance-associated macrophage protein 2transporter
Gadoxetic acidSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B1transporter
Gadoxetic acidSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B3transporter
Gadoxetic acidCanalicular multispecific organic anion transporter 2transporter
Gadoxetic acidCanalicular multispecific organic anion transporter 1transporter
Gadoxetic acidMultidrug resistance-associated protein 4transporter
Iopodic acidThyroxine 5-deiodinasetarget
Iopodic acidSerum albumincarrier
Tyropanoic acidBeta-glucuronidaseenzyme
Acetrizoic acidSerum albumincarrier
FluoresceinIg kappa chain V-II region RPMI 6410target
FluoresceinSolute carrier family 22 member 6transporter
FluoresceinBile salt export pumptransporter
FluoresceinMultidrug resistance-associated protein 1transporter
Gadopentetic acid6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase, decarboxylatingtarget
Motexafin gadoliniumThioredoxin reductase 1, cytoplasmictarget
Motexafin gadoliniumThioredoxin reductase 2, mitochondrialtarget
Motexafin gadoliniumRibonucleoside-diphosphate reductase subunit M2target
EP-2104RFibrinogen alpha chaintarget
Flortaucipir F-18Microtubule-associated protein tautarget
Flortaucipir F-18Amine oxidase [flavin-containing] Atarget
Flortaucipir F-18Amine oxidase [flavin-containing] Btarget
Flutemetamol (18F)Amyloid beta A4 proteintarget