How to Take Technetium Tc99m Sestamibi and Dose of Technetium Tc99m Sestamibi


Find out how to take Technetium Tc99m Sestamibi (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Technetium Tc99m Sestamibi


How it should be taken  

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

Dosage & When it is to be taken

For Myocardial Imaging- IV- The recommended dose is 370-1110 MBq (10-30 mCi).
For Breast Imaging- The recommended dose is 740-1110 MBq (20 - 30 mCi).

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is a radioactive pharmaceutical agent, prescribed for detecting coronary artery disease and breast lesions. 

Warnings and Precautions  

It should be administered only by well-trained qualified physicians.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver disease, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Storage Conditions  

Store at 15-25C.
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