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Flutemetamol F-18 Dosage

Usual Adult Dose for Positron Emission Tomography Imaging

185 megabecquerels (MBq ) [5 millicuries (mCi)] IV in a maximum dose volume of 10 mL, administered as a single IV bolus within 40 seconds

Maximum mass dose: 20 micrograms

Comments: Follow the injection with an IV flush of 5 to 15 mL of normal saline.

Use: Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging of the brain to estimate beta-amyloid neuritic plaque density in adult patients with cognitive impairment who are being evaluated for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other causes of cognitive decline.

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 dosing related precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice: The manufacturer's product information should be consulted for current
administration recommendations.
Storage requirements: Store within radiation shielding.

Reconstitution/preparation techniques: Do not dilute

General: For use by persons licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or the relevant regulatory authority of an Agreement State.

Further information

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

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