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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Department of Radiology

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Contrast Corner | Gadolinium Dose Calculator


The results obtained with the Gadolinium Dose Calculator are intended to serve solely as guidelines for physicians and MRI technologists and should be considered as indicative only. The use of the calculator should not in any way substitute for the evaluation of a qualified physician. and/or the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, its officers, employees, and agents cannot be held responsible for the reliability of any results provided by the use of the calculator. The calculator may give inaccurate results due to the insertion of inaccurate data by the user, by a technical error within the server at the moment of calculation, or other unforeseen circumstances.

Gadolinium Dose Calculator icon
Standard Calculation for
Contrast Agent Volume (ml):
V =
D x W

Select Your
Contrast Agent
Concentration Standard Dose (mmol/kg) Package
gadobenate dimeglumine (MultiHance) 0.5 M0.1Package Insert
gadoxetic acid (Eovist) 0.25 M0.05*Package Insert
gadoterate meglumine (Clariscan) 0.5 M0.1Package Insert
gadoterate meglumine (Dotarem) 0.5 M0.1Package Insert
gadoteridol (Prohance) 0.5 M0.1Package Insert
gadodiamide (Omniscan) 0.5 M0.1Package Insert
gadobutrol (Gadavist) 1 M0.1Package Insert
gadopiclenol (Vueway) 0.5 M0.05Package Insert
gadopiclenol (Elucirem) 0.5 M0.05Package Insert
ferumoxytol (Feraheme) 30 mg/ml3 mg/kg **Package Insert
* Indicates UW standard dose differs from package insert.
Eovist dose at UW is 2x package insert, and is an off-label dose.

** The use of ferumoxytol for MRI is an off-label use of this agent. The standard dose at UW for this off-label application is 3.0 mg/kg.

Contrast Agent: