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Fluciclovine F 18 Dosage

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Diagnostic

370 MBq (10 mCi) administered as an intravenous bolus injection

Comments:
-Patients should not to eat or drink for at least 4 hours (other than small amounts of water for taking medications) prior to administration of this drug.

Use: Positron emission tomography (PET) in men with suspected prostate cancer recurrence based on elevated blood prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels following prior treatment.

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-This drug should be handled with appropriate safety measures to minimize radiation exposure during administration.
-Use waterproof gloves and effective shielding, including syringe shields, when handling and administering this drug.
-The manufacturer product information should be consulted for additional instructions.

Storage requirements: Store at controlled room temperature (USP) 20C to 25C (68F to 77F). Store within the original container in radiation shielding.

Reconstitution/preparation techniques: The manufacturer product information should be consulted.

Patient advice:
-Avoid significant exercise for at least a day before the PET scan.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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