Data from EMA (European Medicines Agency) - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 23 August 2018

Indication(s)

This medicinal product is for diagnostic use only.

DaTSCAN is indicated for detecting loss of functional dopaminergic neuron terminals in the striatum:

- In adult patients with clinically uncertain Parkinsonian Syndromes, for example those with early symptoms, in order to help differentiate Essential Tremor from Parkinsonian Syndromes related to idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple System Atrophy and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.
DaTSCAN is unable to discriminate between Parkinson's Disease, Multiple System Atrophy and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.
- In adult patients, to help differentiate probable dementia with Lewy bodies from Alzheimer’s disease.
DaTSCAN is unable to discriminate between dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia.

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Category Value
Agency product number EMEA/H/C/000266
Orphan designation No
Date First Approved 27-07-2000
Type Medicinal product subject to restricted medical prescription
Marketing authorisation holder GE Healthcare Limited