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Radiopharmaceutical Proprietary Names 


Margaret A. Winker

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In proprietary names of radiopharmaceuticals, isotope numbers may appear in the same position as in the approved non-proprietary names, but they are usually joined to the rest of the name by a hyphen and are not necessarily preceded by the element symbol. Follow the USP Dictionary or the usage of individual manufacturers.

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