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General Information on Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection

Generic Name : Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection

Latest prescription information about Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection. 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.
ICD Code : Y57.6 | Therapeutic Classification : Diagnostic Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection

International- Thallous Chloride.

Why is Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a radiopharmaceutical agent, used to identify acute myocardial infarction. 

What is the dosage of Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection?

IV- The recommended adult dose for planar myocardial imaging is 37 to 74 MBq (1 to 2 mCi).

How should Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

What are the warnings and precautions for Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection?

Itching, nausea/vomiting, mild diarrhea, tremor, shortness of breath, chills, fever, conjunctivitis, sweating, blurred vision, low blood pressure, and flushing.

What are the other precautions for Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection?

Appropriate safety measures should be followed strictly while handling the thallous Chloride Tl-201 injection as it emits radiation.
Dose is always individualized depending on the body size and the equipment or the technique used.
The injection should be handled only by physicians who are educated or trained and experienced in handling radioisotopes.

What are the storage conditions for Thallous Chloride Tl-201 Injection?

Should be stored at a controlled room temperature between 20C to 25C.
Storage and disposal of the injection should be in compliance with the government regulations.

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