Indocyanine green

Concise Prescribing Info
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : IV Assessment of hepatic function 500 mcg/kg. Parenteral Assessment of cardiac output 5 mg inj via cardiac catheter. Several doses are given to obtain a number of dilution curves. Max: 2 mg/kg/dose.
Dosage Details
Assessment of hepatic function
Adult: 500 mcg/kg. Patient should be in a fasting basal state.

Assessment of cardiac output
Adult: 5 mg inj rapidly into the cardiac catheter. Give several doses to obtain a number of dilution curves. Max dose: 2 mg/kg.
Child: 2.5 mg/dose. Infants: 1.25 mg/dose. Give several doses to obtain a number of dilution curves. Max dose: 2 mg/kg.
Reduced absorption peak with preps containing reducing agents e.g. bisulfite, metabisulfite, borohydrate.
Special Precautions
Caution in patients with iodide allergy as commercial prep may contain sodium iodide. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Urticaria, pruritus, headache, discolouration of faeces, diaphoresis.
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylaxis.
IV/Parenteral: C
Drug Interactions
Half-life may be decreased with phenobarbital, phenylbutazone, primidone, phenytoin, opiate derivatives (in addicts), haloperidol, nitrofurantoin, sulthiame. May impair hepatic excretion of sulfobromophthalein sodium.
Lab Interference
Do not perform radioactive iodine studies for at least 1 wk after use.
Description: The use of indocyanine green as a dye is based on its distribution in the body.
Distribution: Protein-binding: 95% to albumin.
Excretion: Via bile (unchanged); 2.2-3 min (elimination half-life).
Store at room temperature of 15-25°C (59-77°F).
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