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Active ingredients: exametazime
What it is used for
For use in the preparation of Technetium Tc 99m exametazime for intravenous administration in specialised units for scintigraphic localisation of seizure foci in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy.
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.
- Store between 2 - 25 degrees celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 52 Weeks.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White freeze-dried powder
Do I need a prescription?
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient exametazime
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems