Radiopharmaceutical

Trade Name

Primary Uses

Tc-99m Pyrophosphate (PYP)

Phosphotec (Bracco)

Pyrolite-CIS

Pyro-CIS

Technescan PYP

Amersham PYP

Avid infarct imaging; in vivo RBC labeling

Tc-99m red blood cells

Ultratag

Imaging gastrointestinal (GI) bleeds, cardiac chambers

Tc-99m Sestamibi

Cardiolite

Miraluma

Myocardial perfusion imaging

Breast tumor imaging

Tc-99m Succimer (DMSA)

Amersham DMSA

Renal imaging

Tc-99m Sulfur Colloid (SC)

CIS-Sulfur Colloid

Nycomed - SC

Imaging liver/spleen, gastric emptying, GI bleeds

Tc-99m Tetrofosmin

Myoview

Myocardial perfusion imaging

Thallium-201

DuPont

Mallinckrodt

Amersham

Myocardial perfusion imaging; Parathyroid and tumor imaging

Y-90 Ibitumomab Tiuxetan

Zevalin

non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Xenon-133

DuPont Xenon

Mallinckrodt Xenon

Amersham Xenon

Pulmonary ventilation imaging

Interventional Agents

Trade Name

Use in nuclear medicine

ACD solution (anticoagulant acid Acitrate dextrose)

ACD Solution Modified

Anticoagulant used in blood labeling

Adenosine

Adenoscan

Pharmacologic stress

Ascorbic acid

Ascorbic acid

RBC labeling and HDP preparation

I.V. Dipyridamole

I.V. Persantine

Pharmacologic stress

Sincalide

Kinevac

Gallbladder ejection fraction studies

SOURCE: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (http://nuclearpharmacy.uams.edu/resources/PackageInserts.asp).



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