Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Lutathera

Descriptions


Lutetium Lu 177 dotatate injection is used to treat somatostatin receptor-positive gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs), including tumors of the different parts of the gut.

Lutetium Lu 177 dotatate injection 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 a specialized training in nuclear medicine.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution