Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Ceretec
  2. Drax Exametazime


Technetium Tc 99m exametazime 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.

Technetium Tc 99m exametazime injection is used to help your doctor see an image of your brain to see how well it is working. It is used for cerebral perfusion scintigraphy in stroke. This medicine is also used for leukocyte labeled scintigraphy to help locate stomach infections and inflammatory bowel disease.

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:

  • Kit