Generic Name : Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection Therapeutic Classification : Diagnostic Agents ICD Code : Y57.6
International- Thallous Chloride. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a radiopharmaceutical agent, used to identify acute myocardial infarction.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
IV- The recommended adult dose for planar myocardial imaging is 37 to 74 MBq (1 to 2 mCi). 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 diabetes, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
Itching, nausea/vomiting, mild diarrhea, tremor, shortness of breath, chills, fever, conjunctivitis, sweating, blurred vision, low blood pressure, and flushing.
Storage Conditions :
* Avoid excess dosage.
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