Gadoteric acid meglumine contrast agent: PGD template

Jo Jenkins, Specialist Pharmacist (Patient Group Directions), Medicines Use and Safety (SPS)Published Last updated See all updates


Created by SPS, NHS England, the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR), with the support of specialists working within clinical practice, for contrast agents commonly used in NHS England-commissioned radiology services.

PGD template attachment

This attached template covers the following gadoteric acid meglumine contrast agents:

  • Dotarem®
  • Clariscan®
  • Dotagraf®
  • Cyclolux®

Download and use in conjunction with our implementation advice.

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Change history

  1. Temporary detail on expiry of V1.0 removed
  1. V2.1 uploaded (rewording of adverse effects section)
  1. Updated PGD template V2.0 added
  1. Published