Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Ethiodol


Ethiodized oil injection is an oil-based radiopaque contrast agent. Contrast agents are used to help create a clear picture of the body during different medical procedures. These include:

  • Hysterosalpingography (x-ray test that looks inside the uterus and fallopian tubes) in adults
  • Lymphography (x-ray test that looks at the lymph vessels of the feet or hands) in adults and children
  • Imaging of liver tumors in adults.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Oil