This medicinal product is for diagnostic use only.
The eluate from the radionuclide generator (Sodium Pertechnetate (99mTc) Injection Ph. Eur.) is indicated for:
- Labelling of various kits for radiopharmaceutical preparation developed and approved for radiolabelling with such solution.
- Thyroid scintigraphy: direct imaging and measurement of thyroid uptake to give information on the size, position, nodularity and function of the gland in thyroid disease.
- Salivary gland scintigraphy: diagnosis of chronic sialadenitis (e.g. Sjögren Syndrom) as well as to assess salivary gland function and duct patency in salivary glands disorders and monitoring of the response to therapeutic interventions (in particular radio iodine therapy).
- Location of ectopic gastric mucosa (Meckel's diverticulum).
- Lacrimal duct scintigraphy to assess functional disorders of lacrimation and monitoring of the response to therapeutic interventions.