Gadobutrol is a contrast agent that produces magnetic effects. It is used in combination with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to allow blood vessels, organs, and other non-bony tissues to be seen more clearly on the MRI. Gadobutrol is used to help diagnose certain disorders of the brain and spine (central nervous system). Gadobutrol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Gadavist is a contrast agent that is used in MRI scans in order to produce a distinct image of the body. Gadavist produces magnetic effects; thus, when used with magnetic resonance imaging, it enables, organs, blood vessels, and other non-bony tissues to be viewed more distinctly on the MRI. Additionally, Gadavist is used to assist in diagnosing breast cancer and particular disorders of the brain and the spine.