Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Gludef
  2. Metatrace FDG


Fludeoxyglucose F 18 injection is used to help diagnose cancer, heart disease, and epilepsy. It is used in a procedure called a positron emission tomography (PET) scan to help your doctor see parts of the body, such as the heart or brain. Fludeoxyglucose F 18 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:

  • Solution