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Barium sulfate

Description

Barium sulfate is inert and has no pharmacological action. It serves only as a radiopaque substance to opacify the gastro-intestinal tract during X-ray examinations.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
V08BA
Barium sulfate containing X-ray contrast media
V Various → V08 Contrast media → V08B X-ray contrast media, non-iodinated

Trade names

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United States

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Austria

Austria

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Austria

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Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
E-Z-HD Powder for oral suspension
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
POLIBAR Powder for rectal suspension
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK