Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. An-DTPA
  2. MPI DTPA

Descriptions


Technetium Tc 99m pentetate 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 pentetate injection is used to help your doctor see an image of your kidneys and assess how well they are working. It is also used to help your doctor see an image of your brain.

Technetium Tc 99m pentetate injection is also used to help your doctor see an image of your lungs, to see how well they are working and to evaluate patients with blood clots in the lungs.

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