Description and Brand Names

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Descriptions


Gallium Ga 68 dotatoc injection is used with a PET scan (positron emission tomography) for localization of somatostatin receptor positive neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).

Gallium Ga 68 dotatoc 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.

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