What is Ceretec?

Ceretec is a prescription medication labeled with a radioactive agent and is used to assist in imaging scans. Ceretec is used for people who have had strokes in order to check blood flow to the brain. It is also used to identify abdominal infections or inflammatory bowel disease through the presence of white blood cells. Ceretec is the brand name of exametazime.

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