This medication is used mainly to diagnose problems with adrenocortical function. It may be used to treat certain conditions caused by allergies, breathing, blood, or endocrine problems; arthritis; skin or eye problems; bowel inflammation; multiple sclerosis; or certain cancers instead or corticosteroids, but corticosteroids are usually preferred since they are less expensive and easy to use.
This medication is a positron emitting radiopharmaceutical agent, prescribed for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for assessment of abnormal glucose metabolism to assist in the evaluation of malignancy, cardiology and epilepsy.
This medication is a dark blue pigment, prescribed for internal contamination with radioactive cesium and/or radioactive or non-radioactive thallium to increase their rates of elimination in certain patients.
This medication is a radiopaque contrast agent, used to identify certain disorders of the heart, brain and blood vessels. For e.g.,
Visceral and Renal Arteriography and Aortography,
Coronary Arteriography and Left Ventriculography,
Intra-arterial Digital Subtraction Angiography (IA-DSA).
This medication is a nonionic, water soluble, triiodinated x-ray contrast agent, prescribed for cerebral arteriography, excretory urography and Contrast Enhanced Computed Tomographic (CECT) imaging of the head and body.
This medication is a reversal anesthesia used in dental procedures for anesthetizing soft tissues (lip and tongue). It is an antihypertensive, prescribed for prevention or control of hypertension. Not recommended for children less than 6 years and weight less than 15kg (33lbs).
This medication is a radiopharmaceutical preparation, used to identify altered regional cerebral perfusion in stroke, intra-abdominal infection and inflammatory bowel disease either alone or with methylene blue stabilization.
This medication is a gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent, used for cranial, spinal and whole body imaging in patients with an abnormal blood brain barrier or abnormal vascularity of the brain, and liver structural abnormalities.
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