The suggested intravenous dose range of Technetium Tc 99m Mebrofenin in the average patient (70 kg) is:
||74-185 MBq (2-5 mCi)
|Patient with serum
bilirubin level greater
than 1.5 mg/dL:
|111-370 MBq (3-10 mCi)
The patient dose should be measured by a suitable radioactivity calibration system immediately prior to administration.
The patient should be in a fasting state, 4 hours is preferable. False positives (non-visualization) may result if the gallbladder has been emptied by ingestion of food.
An interval of at least 24 hours should be allowed before repeat examination.
Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration whenever solution and container permit.