Fluorodopa

Active Ingredient(s): Fluorodopa F-18
Category: Diagnostic Aid



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Fluorodopa, also known as FDOPA, is a fluorinated form of L-DOPA primarily synthesized as its fluorine-18 isotopologue for use as a radiotracer in positron emission tomography (PET).[1] The most common side effects are injection site pain.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 History 3 References 4 External links Medical uses Fluorodopa is indicated for use in positron emission tomography (PET) to visualize dopaminergic nerve terminals in the striatum for the ev...

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