Active ingredients: tetrakis(2-methoxyisobutylisonitrile) copper(1) tetrafluoroborate
What it is used for
Technetium (99mTc) sestamibi is indicated for use in conjunction with stress testing as an adjunct in the diagnosis of ischaemic heart disease. In these patients additional information about ventricular function may be derived by using the first pass technique. INDICATIONS AS AT 23 NOVEMBER 1999: Technetium [99mTc] Sestamibi is indicated for use in conjunction with stress testing as an adjunct in the diagnosis of ischaemic heart disease. In these patients additional information about ventricular function may be derived by using the first pass technique. Technetium [99mTc] Sestamibi is indicated as a second line diagnostic aid to assist in the evaluation of patients for whom mammography is inconclusive.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
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- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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