How to Take Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept and Dose of Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept


Find out how to take Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Technetium Tc 99m Tilmanocept


How it should be taken  

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

Dosage & When it is to be taken

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

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

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

Warnings and Precautions  

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

Storage Conditions  

Store it in controlled room temperature 20 to25C.
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