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Gadopentetate Dimeglumine (Code C2588)

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Preferred Name: Gadopentetate Dimeglumine

Definition: A gadolinium complex of diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid with ionic paramagnetic properties. Gadopentetate dimeglumine may provide contrast enhancement during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of intracranial lesions with abnormal vascularity or of abnormalities in the blood-brain barrier (BBB). (NCI04)

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A substance used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to help make clear pictures of the brain, spine, heart, soft tissue of joints, and inside bones. Gadopentetate dimeglumine is being studied in the diagnosis of cancer. It is a type of contrast agent.

Display Name: Gadopentetate Dimeglumine

Label: Gadopentetate Dimeglumine

NCI Thesaurus Code: C2588 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0060934  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Gadolinium DTPA
Gadopentetate Dimeglumine
gadopentetate dimeglumine
Meglumine Gadopentetate
SH L 451 A
ZK 93035

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 86050-77-3 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
FDA UNII Code RH248G8V27
ChEBI ID CHEBI:31797 (see ChEBI info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 37987
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 37987 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0060934

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For Angiography for Leptomeningeal Metastases and Multiple Sclerosis and Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Spine and Brain.
Chemical_Formula C14H18N3O10.2C7H17NO5.2"H".Gd
code C2588
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Gadopentetate_Dimeglumine
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid
Semantic_Type Organic Chemical

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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