Omnipaque™ (Iohexol)

Administered since 1982, this low osmolar contrast agent is indicated for intravenous, intra-arterial, intrathecal, body cavity and oral use in gastro-intestinal studies¹

Scan after Scan

Every 2 seconds, 5 patient procedures are performed using Omnipaque™²

Prescribing Confidence

No LOCM was better tolerated than Omnipaque in a prospective, randomized study of 8,931 CT patients³

Enhancing oral procedures

Patients preferred the taste of Omnipaque over barium sulfate contrast

Promoting workflow efficiency

Omnipaque is available in a range of bottle sizes to suit clinical needs

Omnipaque has been unsurpassed by any low-osmolar contrast media for either diagnostic efficacy or tolerability at equi-attenuating doses in head-to-head trials.12-23

Patient after patient

Omnipaque provides reliabilty and choice

• Indicated for intravenous, intra-arterial, body cavity, intrathecal and oral uses¹
• Approved for use in both adults and children¹
Scan after scan

Prescribing confidence with Omnipaque

In a prospective, randomized study of 8,391 CT patients, no LOCM was better tolerated than Omnipaque³
Taste after Taste

Enhancing oral procedures

• 81% of adult body CT patients, who expressed a preference, preferred Omnipaque over diatrizoate⁶
• 98% of paediatric patients undergoing abdominal CT, many of whom were under 5, drank the required volume of Omnipaque⁷
Bottle after Bottle

Omnipaque's +PLUSPAK packaging support departmental efficiency

• Colour coded labelling to prevent administration errors
• Important information to be is repeated upside down so it's easier to read at any angle
• Reducing hazard and downtime with no more broken bottles and injuries from the ring pulls⁸
• Reducing costs and environment impact with less storage space and lower disposal costs⁸⁻¹⁰
Scan after scan

Supporting patient throughput with Omnipaque 500mL capacity

• Omnipaque 500mL can be used for up to 24 hours from initial puncture. Chemical and physical stability has been demonstrated for 24 hours at 25˚C¹
• Omnipaque 500mL can aid with effficency with fewer bottle changes 11
• Omnipaque 500mL can aid economy by reducing the number of bottle spikes used11
• Omnipaque 500mL should only be used in connection with auto injectors/pumps approved for this volume1.

Prescribing Information

Please click here for Omnipaque prescribing information

Adverse events should be reported
Reporting forms and information can be found at:
Adverse events should also be reported to GE Healthcare at:

Educational programs

From advanced information to recent guidelines and standards, our resources can help you understand how using Omnipaque can improve your Radiology workflow.

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