Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept - Drug Information

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General Information on Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept

Generic Name : Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept

Latest prescription information about Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept

International- Lymphoseek.

Why is Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a radioactive diagnostic agent, used to detect tumor site in patients with breast cancer or melanoma. 

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept?

SC- The recommended dose is 18.5 MBq (0.5 mCi), at least 15 minutes before initiating intraoperative lymphatic mapping.

How should Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept be taken?

It comes as a powder for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider either under the skin or peritumoral administration.

What are the warnings and precautions for Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept?

Patient may develop with increased of hypersensitivity reactions; if it is so consult with your doctor.
Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

What are the side effects of Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept?

Injection site irritation and pain.

What are the other precautions for Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept?

Store it in controlled room temperature 20 to25C.

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