The contrast agent Magnesium is intended exclusively for intravenous administration. The diagnostic procedure begins immediately after the injection of the drug.
MRI is preferably performed on an empty stomach.
Magnesium is injected in the horizontal position of the patient.
Dosage of the drug for the MRI of the brain or spinal cord is 0.2 ml per kg of the patient's weight. If necessary, repeat administration can be carried out only half an hour after the first injection.
The maximum single dose of the drug can be 0.6 ml of Magnevist per kg of weight for an adult patient and 0.4 ml per kg of weight in a child.
With MRI of the body, from 0.2 to 0.6 ml per kg of body weight is administered, depending on the area under investigation and the procedural procedure used.