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Active Ingredient(s): Ioflupane I 123
FDA Approved: * January 14, 2011
Pharm Company: * GE HEALTHCARE
Category: Diagnostic Aid

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



Datscan Overview

Ioflupane (123I) is the international nonproprietary name (INN) of a cocaine analogue which is a neuro-imaging radiopharmaceutical drug, used in nuclear medicine for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease and the differential diagnosis of Parkinson's disease over other disorders presenting similar symptoms. During the DaT scan procedure it is injected into a patient and viewed with a gamma camera in order to acquire SPECT images of the brain with particular respect to the striatum, a subcortica...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ioflupane_(123I)

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How long after you stop taking this will you feel better? Having nausea fatigue listlless. Only took it for 2 weeks feel horrible until abou 4:00 PM. Taking 1/3 of a pill 3 times a day with food ## Hello, Lee! How are you? I'm sorry that you had a problem with this medication. If you were only taking it for a short period of time, it should only take a week or so for you to start to feel better and for the side effects to improve. The FDA lists this medication as being most commonly used to treat Parkinson's symptoms and those can be common side effects of it, along with dizziness, trouble sleeping and headache. Have you informed you doctor? You may need to switch to a different medication. ## thanks still having stomach problems and headache, so it can't be from that. also ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ioflupane I 123
  • Injection: 2.5ml
  • Solution: 5mci/2.5ml (2mci/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Datscan: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 17156-210 Datscan Intravenous Injection, Solution by Medi-physics Inc. Dba Ge Healthcare.

Other drugs which contain Ioflupane I 123 or a similar ingredient: (1 result)