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Technetium Tc99m Succimer Injection (DMSA)
Status: Currently in Shortage
»Date first posted: 08/07/2017
»Therapeutic Categories: Medical Imaging

Theragnostics Inc. (Revised 01/07/2021)

Company Contact Information:

Presentation Availability and Estimated Shortage Duration Related Information Shortage Reason (per FDASIA)
ROTOP DMSA (Kit for the Preparation of Technetium Tc99m Succimer Injection). One vial contains 1.74 mg powder with the active substance: 1.0 mg succimer. Five vials included in a carton (NDC 71647-001-01) Available Due to the current critical shortage of DMSA Kit for the Preparation of Technetium Tc99m Succimer, Theragnostics Inc. (Theragnostics) is coordinating with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to increase the availability of the drug. Theragnostics has initiated temporary importation of DMSA Kit for the Preparation of Technetium Tc99m Succimer Injection into the U.S. market. This product is marketed in Germany and is manufactured in Dresden, Germany by ROTOP Pharmaka GmbH for Theragnostics.

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