Nycodenz is the raw material for the production of water-soluble, non-ionic X-CT contrast media by pharmaceutical companies. This contrast agent is usually injected into the vein before CT angiography diagnosis. It is used for angiography, urinary system, spinal cord and hip joints, and lymphatic system imaging. It has the advantages of low contrast density, low toxicity, and good tolerance type. It is currently the best One of the contrast agents.
Nycodenz is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. It is an effective non-ionic, water-soluble contrast agent which is used in myelography, arthrography, nephroangiography, arteriography, and other radiographic procedures. Its low systemic toxicity is the combined result of low chemotoxicity and low osmolality.
Nycodenz is white or light off-white powder with hygroscopicity.
Properties of Nycodenz:
Melting point: 254-2560 - c
Density: 1.078g /mL± 0.002g /mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Storage condition: −20°C
Solubility: Very soluble in water, freely soluble in methanol, practically insoluble in methylene chloride.
Merck: 14505 2
InChIKey: NTHXOOBQLCIOLC UHFFFAOYSA - N