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INDICATIONS AND USAGE Tc99m Sulfur Colloid is used in lymphoscintigraphy studies in breast cancer patients, for liver, spleen and bone marrow imaging and gastric transit studies and gastroesophageal reflux.

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INSTRUCTIONS Preparation of Technetium Tc 99m-Sulfur Colloid: Collect components: 10 ml. Reaction Vial, Solution A, Solution B, Lead Pig, Boiling Water Bath. Draw up 1 ml. Solution A. (HCl solution) in syringe. Draw up 2.5 ml. Tc-99m Pertechnetate containing desired activity, dilute with sterile normal saline if necessary. Add the 2.5 ml Tc-99m Pertechnetate to the shielded reaction vial. Immediately add the 1 ml. Solution A. Vent vial to release excess vacuum. Remove vent before boiling. Shake gently to mix. Place shielded vial in boiling water bath for 5 minutes for liver imaging and 3 minutes for lymphoscintigraphy imaging use. Remove from boiling water and let cool for a few minutes. Draw up 1 ml. Solution B. (Phosphate Buffer) while reaction vial is cooling After cooling Reaction vial, add the 1 ml Solution B and shake gently to mix. Caution: be sure vial is cool to avoid excess pressure Quality control: ITLC-SG in normal saline. Greater than 95% should stay at the origin Tc 99m Sulfur Colloid expires 6 hours after mixing

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Agency product number 2G86QN327L
Orphan designation No
Product NDC 51808-220
Date Last Revised 01-07-2012
Marketing authorisation holder AnazaoHealth Corporation