Azedra

Active Ingredient(s): Iobenguane I 131
FDA Approved: * July 30, 2018
Pharm Company: * PROGENICS PHARMA INC
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Azedra Overview

Iobenguane, or MIBG, is an aralkylguanidine analog of the adrenergic neurotransmitter norepinephrine and a radiopharmaceutical. It acts as a blocking agent for adrenergic neurons. When radiolabeled, it can be used in nuclear medicinal diagnostic techniques as well as in neuroendocrine antineoplastic treatments. Pheochromocytoma seen as dark sphere in center of the body (it is in the left adrenal gland). Image is by MIBG scintigraphy, with radiation from radioiodine in the MIBG. Two images ar...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Iobenguane I 131
  • Injection: 555mbq/ml(15mci/ml), 5ml
  • Solution: 10mci/5ml (2mci/ml), 15mci/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Azedra: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 71258-015 Azedra 15 mci/Ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Iobenguane I 131 or a similar ingredient: (2 results)




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