Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Cardiogen-82 Generator

Descriptions


Rubidium Rb 82 injection is used in adults to help diagnose heart disease. It is used in a procedure called a positron emission tomography (PET) scan to help your doctor see an image of your heart. This medicine shows how much blood is getting to your heart muscle when you are resting or exercising (stressed). Rubidium Rb 82 belongs to the group of medicines called radiopharmaceuticals (radioactive agents).

This medicine will be used only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Kit