Generic name: bicisate dihydrochloride
Dosage form: injection
Drug class: Radiologic conjugating agents
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 27, 2022.
Before administration, a patient should be well hydrated. After administration, the patient should be encouraged to drink fluids liberally and to void frequently.
The recommended dose range for intravenous administration for a 70 kg patient is 370-1110 MBq (10-30mCi). Dose adjustments for age, weight, gender or renal or hepatic impairment have not been studied.
The dose for the patient should be measured by a suitable radioactivity calibration system immediately before administration to the patient. Radiochemical purity should be checked before administration to the patient.
Neurolite, like other parenteral drug products, should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration whenever solution and container permit. Preparations containing particulate matter or discoloration should not be administered. They should be disposed of in a safe manner, in compliance with all applicable regulations.
Prior to reconstitution, vial A and vial B are stored at 15-25°C. Protect vial A from light.
Store at controlled room temperature after preparation.
Aseptic techniques and effective shielding should be employed in withdrawing doses for administration to patients. Waterproof gloves and effective shielding should be worn when handling the product.
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