Contrast Media

Substances used to allow enhanced visualization of tissues.
DrugDrug NameDrug Description
DB00225GadodiamideA gadolinium-based contrast agent used for the visualization of lesions with vascularity during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
DB00271DiatrizoateAn injected contrast agent used in radiology.
DB00538GadoversetamideA gadolinium compound used as a contrast agent in MRI tests of the brain, spine, and liver.
DB00597GadoteridolA medication used to improve the contrast of MRI scans for better visualization.
DB00743Gadobenic acidA gadolinium compound used as a contrast agent in MRIs.
DB01249IodixanolA contrast agent used during coronary angiography, particularly in patients with renal dysfunction.
DB01362IohexolA contrast agent for intrathecal administration used in myelography and contrast enhancement for computerized tomography.
DB01578MetrizamideMetrizamide 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...
DB04711IodipamideA contrast agent used in cholangiography and cholecystography.
DB06703GadobutrolA contrast agent used during diagnostic procedures to visualize disrupted areas of blood brain barrier (BBB) and/or abnormal vascularity of the central nervous system.
DB06705Gadofosveset trisodiumAn intravenous contrast agent used during magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) to evaluate aortoiliac occlusive disease (AIOD) in adults with peripheral vascular disease.
DB06796MangafodipirAn organ-specific paramagnetic contrast agent indicated for the imaging of the hepatobiliary system and detecting lesions in the liver and pancreas.
DB08884Gadoxetic acidA gadolinium-based contrast agent used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to help characterize lesions in the liver.
DB08946Iopanoic acidIopanoic acid contains iodine and is useful as a contrast medium in cholecystography.
DB08947IopamidolA diagnostic imaging agent used for angiography throughout the cardiovascular system.
DB08948IodamideIodamide is a contrast medium molecule that is no longer marketed in the United States.
DB09132Gadoteric 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.
DB09133Iothalamic acidA diagnostic contrast agent used in various medical imaging procedures, such as angiography, arthrography, and computed tomographic scans.
DB09134IoversolA diagnostic contrast agent used in various medical imaging procedures, such as angiography, urography, and computed tomographic scans.
DB09135IoxilanA diagnostic contrast agent used in various medical imaging procedures, such as angiography, urography, and computed tomographic scans.
DB09156IopromideAn X-ray contrast agent used during various types of imaging tests such as angiography and contrast computed tomography (CT) imaging tests.
DB09313Ioxaglic acidA tri-iodinated benzoate contrast agent used in various radiological procedures including angiography, phlebography, urography, computed tomography (CT), and hysterosalpingography.
DB09333Iopodic acidAn iodine containing cholecystography agent.
DB09340Tyropanoic acidFor use in cholecystography (X-ray diagnosis/imaging of gallstones).
DB09346Metrizoic acidFor use as a contrast medium .
DB09347Acetrizoic 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....
DB09366PropyliodoneRadiopaque medium usually in oil; used in bronchography.
DB09487IotrolanNonionic, isotonic contrast medium designed for intrathecal use.
DB11625PerflenapentDodecafluoropentane is an ingredient in the EMA-withdrawn product EchoGen.
DB11705IomeprolIomeprol has been investigated for the diagnostic of Coronary Artery Disease.
DB12407IobitridolIobitridol has been used in trials studying the diagnostic of Diagnostic Imaging, Coronary Artery Disease, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, and Coronary Atherosclerosis.
DB05791PerflubronInvestigated for use/treatment in cardiac surgery, hemorrhage, and ileus.
DB13428Iobenzamic acidNot Annotated
DB13444Ioxitalamic acidA contrast agent used for CT scans of the abdomen and pelvis.
DB13539Iodoxamic acidRadiopaque medium used in the diagnosis of gall bladder & bile duct diseases, usually as meglumine salt.
DB13568DiodoneNot Annotated
DB13741Ioglycamic acidNot Annotated
DB13861IopentolIopentol is used as a contrast medium.
DB11150Barium sulfateA contrast agent used for CT scans of the gastrointestinal tract.
DB01187IophendylateIophendylate is used as a contrast agent to locate spinal tumors.
DB08945Iotroxic acidIotroxic acid is a contrast medium molecule.
DB00556PerflutrenA diagnostic medication to improve contrast during echocardiograms.
DB00693FluoresceinA dye used in angiography or angioscopy of the iris and retina.
DB00789Gadopentetic acidA gadolinium compound used as a contrast agent in MRIs.
DB00965Ethiodized oilA contrast agent used in imaging procedures.
DB05428Motexafin gadoliniumInvestigated for use/treatment in brain cancer, cancer/tumors (unspecified), lung cancer, and lymphoma (non-hodgkin's).
DB05675EP-2104RInvestigated for use/treatment in cardiovascular disorders and thrombosis.
DB09508FerumoxidesNot Annotated
DB12091GadoliniumGadolinium 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.
DB12821PerflubutanePerflubutane 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...
DB09403Iocetamic acidIocetamic acid is a diagnostic aid (radiopaque medium)
DB09501Ferric ammonium citrateNot Annotated
DB09507FerumoxsilNot Annotated
DB11104Sulfur hexafluorideA medication used in ultrasound to enhance viewing of blood vessels and the urinary tract.
DB11576Ferric oxideAn ingredient used in a number of skin protecting products.
DB11735GalactoseThere 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...
DB13321MethiodalNot Annotated
DB13389IopydolNot Annotated
DB13701Ioglicic acidNot Annotated
DB13755Iocarmic acidNot Annotated
DB15445Iodohippuric acidIodohippuric acid is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02599844 (Impact of Pediatric Acute Renal Injury in Severe Sepsis in Young Adults).
DB09151Flutemetamol (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.
DB15033FlortaucipirFlortaucipir is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03507257 (Longitudinal Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease Study Protocol).
DB15058FlutemetamolFlutemetamol is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02353949 (Investigating the Clinical Consequences of Flutemetamol-PET-scanning).
DrugDrug NameTargetType
DB00743Gadobenic acidSerum albumincarrier
DB04711IodipamideSerum albumincarrier
DB06705Gadofosveset trisodiumSerum albumincarrier
DB06796MangafodipirAlpha-2-macroglobulincarrier
DB06796MangafodipirSerum albumincarrier
DB06796MangafodipirSuperoxide dismutase [Mn], mitochondrialenzyme
DB06796MangafodipirNatural resistance-associated macrophage protein 2transporter
DB08884Gadoxetic acidSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B1transporter
DB08884Gadoxetic acidSolute carrier organic anion transporter family member 1B3transporter
DB08884Gadoxetic acidCanalicular multispecific organic anion transporter 2transporter
DB08884Gadoxetic acidCanalicular multispecific organic anion transporter 1transporter
DB08884Gadoxetic acidMultidrug resistance-associated protein 4transporter
DB09333Iopodic acidThyroxine 5-deiodinasetarget
DB09333Iopodic acidSerum albumincarrier
DB09340Tyropanoic acidBeta-glucuronidaseenzyme
DB09347Acetrizoic acidSerum albumincarrier
DB00693FluoresceinIg kappa chain V-II region RPMI 6410target
DB00693FluoresceinDNAtarget
DB00693FluoresceinSolute carrier family 22 member 6transporter
DB00693FluoresceinBile salt export pumptransporter
DB00693FluoresceinMultidrug resistance-associated protein 1transporter
DB00789Gadopentetic acid6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase, decarboxylatingtarget
DB05428Motexafin gadoliniumThioredoxin reductase 1, cytoplasmictarget
DB05428Motexafin gadoliniumThioredoxin reductase 2, mitochondrialtarget
DB05428Motexafin gadoliniumRibonucleoside-diphosphate reductase subunit M2target
DB05675EP-2104RFibrinogen alpha chaintarget
DB09151Flutemetamol (18F)Amyloid beta A4 proteintarget