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Medications for Diagnosis and Investigation

Refers to something that is used to determine the cause of an illness or disorder.

Drugs used for Diagnosis and Investigation

The following list of medications are in some way related to or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
mannitol Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: mannitol systemic

Brand name:  Aridol

Drug class: miscellaneous diuretics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Lexiscan 5.3 24 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: regadenoson systemic

Drug class: cardiac stressing agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Aplisol Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: tuberculin purified protein derivative systemic

Drug class: in vivo diagnostic biologicals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

tuberculin purified protein derivative Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: tuberculin purified protein derivative systemic

Brand names:  Aplisol, Tubersol

Drug class: in vivo diagnostic biologicals

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

Aridol Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: mannitol systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous diuretics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Thyrogen Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: thyrotropin alpha systemic

Drug class: in vivo diagnostic biologicals, thyroid drugs

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Tubersol Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: tuberculin purified protein derivative systemic

Drug class: in vivo diagnostic biologicals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Gastrografin 3.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: diatrizoate systemic

Drug class: ionic iodinated contrast media

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Metopirone Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: metyrapone systemic

Drug class: in vivo diagnostic biologicals, adrenal corticosteroid inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Cysview Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: hexaminolevulinate systemic

Drug class: malignancy photosensitizers

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

metyrapone Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: metyrapone systemic

Brand name:  Metopirone

Drug class: in vivo diagnostic biologicals, adrenal corticosteroid inhibitors

For consumers: interactions, side effects

glucagon Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: glucagon systemic

Brand name:  GlucaGen

Drug class: glucose elevating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

tetrofosmin Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: tetrofosmin systemic

Brand name:  Myoview

Drug class: radiologic conjugating agents

For consumers: interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Cardiolite 0.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: sestamibi systemic

Drug class: radiologic conjugating agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

gadobutrol Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: gadobutrol systemic

Brand name:  Gadavist

Drug class: magnetic resonance imaging contrast media

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

GlucaGen Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: glucagon systemic

Drug class: glucose elevating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

indocyanine green Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: indocyanine green systemic

Brand names:  IC-Green, Spy Agent Green

Drug class: ophthalmic diagnostic agents, miscellaneous diagnostic dyes

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

ioflupane I 123 Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: ioflupane I 123 systemic

Brand name:  DaTscan

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

sestamibi 0.0 2 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: sestamibi systemic

Brand name:  Cardiolite

Drug class: radiologic conjugating agents

For consumers: side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Amyvid Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: florbetapir F 18 systemic

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

AdreView Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: iobenguane I 123 systemic

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

methacholine 7.0 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: methacholine systemic

Brand name:  Provocholine

Drug class: miscellaneous uncategorized agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Lymphoseek 10 1 review
Rx C N

Generic name: tilmanocept systemic

Drug class: radiologic conjugating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

regadenoson 5.0 26 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: regadenoson systemic

Brand name:  Lexiscan

Drug class: cardiac stressing agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

sodium iodide-i-131 Rate Add review
Rx X N

Generic name: sodium iodide-i-131 systemic

Brand name:  Hicon

Drug class: therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals, antithyroid agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Topics under Diagnosis and Investigation

Alternative treatments for Diagnosis and Investigation

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Diagnosis and Investigation. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Diagnosis and Investigation.

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription only.
OTC Over-the-counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over-the-counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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