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The maximum amount of Indium In 111 ProstaScint® (capromab pendetide) that can be safely administered has not been determined. In clinical studies, single doses of 10 mg of Indium In 111 ProstaScint® were administered to 20 patients with prostate cancer; the type and frequency of adverse reactions at this dose were similar to those observed with lower doses. The maximum Indium In 111 dose administered with ProstaScint® in a clinical study was 6.5 mCi.
Indium In 111 ProstaScint® (capromab pendetide) should not be used in patients who are hypersensitive to this or any other product of murine origin or to Indium In 111 chloride.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/9/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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