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Medications for Positron Emission Tomography Imaging

Other names: PET Imaging

About Positron Emission Tomography Imaging

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear medicine imaging technique that produces a three-dimensional image or picture of functional processes in the body.

Drugs used to treat Positron Emission Tomography Imaging

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
Neuraceq Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: florbetaben f-18 systemic

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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florbetapir F 18 Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: florbetapir F 18 systemic

Brand name:  Amyvid

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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Vizamyl Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: flutemetamol f-18 systemic

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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Axumin Rate Add review
Rx N

Generic name: fluciclovine F 18 systemic

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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Amyvid Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: florbetapir F 18 systemic

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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fluciclovine F 18 Rate Add review
Rx N

Generic name: fluciclovine F 18 systemic

Brand name:  Axumin

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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Cardiogen-82 Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: rubidium chloride rb-82 systemic

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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gallium ga 68 dotatate Rate Add review
Rx N

Generic name: gallium ga 68 dotatate systemic

Brand name:  Netspot

Drug class: radiologic conjugating agents

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flutemetamol f-18 Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: flutemetamol f-18 systemic

Brand name:  Vizamyl

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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choline c-11 Rate Add review
Rx U

Generic name: choline c-11 systemic

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rubidium chloride rb-82 Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: rubidium chloride rb-82 systemic

Brand names:  Cardiogen-82, Ruby-Fill

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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florbetaben f-18 Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: florbetaben f-18 systemic

Brand name:  Neuraceq

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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Ruby-Fill Rate Add review
Rx C N

Generic name: rubidium chloride rb-82 systemic

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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Netspot Rate Add review
Rx N

Generic name: gallium ga 68 dotatate systemic

Drug class: radiologic conjugating agents

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Cerianna Rate Add review
Rx U

Generic name: fluoroestradiol F 18 systemic

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gallium ga-68 dotatoc Rate Add review
Rx U

Generic name: gallium ga-68 dotatoc systemic

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Tauvid Rate Add review
Rx U

Generic name: flortaucipir F 18 systemic

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copper Cu 64 dotatate Rate Add review
Rx N

Generic name: copper Cu 64 dotatate systemic

Brand name:  Detectnet

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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Detectnet Rate Add review
Rx N

Generic name: copper Cu 64 dotatate systemic

Drug class: diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals

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flortaucipir F 18 Rate Add review
Rx U

Generic name: flortaucipir F 18 systemic

Brand name:  Tauvid

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fluoroestradiol F 18 Rate Add review
Rx U

Generic name: fluoroestradiol F 18 systemic

Brand name:  Cerianna

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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
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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