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Compounds that are used in medicine as sources of radiation for radiotherapy and for diagnostic purposes. They have numerous uses in research and industry. (Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1161)
Drug Drug Description Iobenguane A radiopharmaceutical agent used for the diagnosis of primary and metastatic pheochromocytoma or neuroblastoma. Technetium Tc-99m mebrofenin A diagnostic radiopharmaceutical agent used during hepatobiliary imaging tests. Technetium Tc-99m medronate A diagnostic radiopharmaceutical agent used as a bone imaging agent to delineate areas of altered osteogenesis. Technetium Tc-99m sestamibi A radiopharmaceutical diagnostic agent used in nuclear medicine imaging tests to detect coronary artery disease and evaluate myocardial function. Technetium Tc-99m exametazime A radiopharmaceutical diagnostic agent used as an adjunct for scintigraphy in the detection of altered regional cerebral perfusion in stroke. Technetium Tc-99m disofenin A radiopharmaceutical diagnostic agent used for hepatobiliary scans. Technetium Tc-99m pyrophosphate A radiopharmaceutical diagnostic agent used for diagnostic imaging scans for the bones, heart, and gastrointestinal tract. Technetium Tc-99m pertechnetate A radiocontrast agent used for the identification of various organs, including but not limited to the brain, thyroid, placenta, and bladder. Technetium Tc-99m sulfur colloid A radiopharmaceutical diagnostic agent used for the localization of lymph nodes, evaluation of peritoneovenous (LeVeen) shunt patency, imaging areas of functioning reticuloendothelial cells, and gastrointestinal imaging. Iofetamine I-123 Not Annotated Fludeoxyglucose (18F) A radiopharmaceutical agent used for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging in oncology, cardiology, and neurology. Pentetreotide Pentetreotide has been used in trials studying the diagnostic of cushing syndrome. Besilesomab A monoclonal antibody bound to technetium-99 used to find infection and inflammation in patients with suspected osteomyelitis. Pyrithione An antimicrobial agent used for the treatment of dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis. Flutemetamol (18F) A radiopharmaceutical diagnostic agent used during Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging of the brain to estimate β-amyloid neuritic plaque density in adult patients to diagnose the causes of cognitive impairment. Technetium Tc-99m tetrofosmin Technetium-99m tetrofosmin is indicated for the diagnosis of heart abnormalities by exercise myocardial scintigraphy. The exercise myocardial scintigraphy is an established method for the diagnosis of the severity of coronary... Bevacizumab zirconium Zr-89 Bevacizumab zirconium Zr-89 is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01338090 (89Zr-bevacizumab PET Imaging in Patients With Neuroendocrine Tumors). Flutemetamol Flutemetamol is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02353949 (Investigating the Clinical Consequences of Flutemetamol-PET-scanning). Fluoroazomycin arabinoside F-18 Fluoroazomycin arabinoside F-18 is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03257150 (A Study of the Use of Irreversible Electroporation in Pancreatic Ductal Cancer). Edotreotide gallium Ga-68 A radioactive diagnostic agent used in PET scans for somatostatin receptor positive neuroendocrine tumors in adult and pediatric patients.
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