Florbetaben (18F)

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Scientific Name: Florbetaben (18F)
Brand Name: Neuraceq
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Florbetaben F18 is a F18-labeled stilbene derivative, which binds to β-amyloid plaques in the brain. The F 18 isotope produces a positron signal that is detected by a PET scanner.
Description of the Drug: Florbetaben (18F) is a radiopharmaceutical diagnostic agent used during Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging of the brain to estimate β-amyloid neuritic plaque density in adult patients to diagnose the causes of cognitive impairment.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB09148