Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. DaTscan

Descriptions


Ioflupane I 123 is a radiopharmaceutical. Radiopharmaceuticals are radioactive agents, which may be used to find and treat certain diseases or to study the function of the body's organs.

Ioflupane I 123 is used in a procedure called single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scan to help your doctor see an image of your brain. This medicine helps to determine if you have symptoms (tremors) that are caused by Parkinsonian syndromes (e.g., Parkinson's disease, multiple system atrophy, and progressive supranuclear palsy).

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor with specialized training in nuclear medicine.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

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