Generic Name : Ioflupane I 123 Therapeutic Classification : Diagnostic Agents ICD Code : Y57.6
International- Datscan. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a radiopharmaceutical agent, used for brain imaging in adult patients with suspected Parkinsonian syndromes (PS). When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
IV- The recommended dose is 111 to 185 MBq. How it should be taken :
It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney impairment, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
Headache, nausea, fainting, dry mouth or dizziness.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature (20° to 25°C).
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