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NCI Drug Dictionary


sodium iodide I-131 
A radiopharmaceutical containing the beta- and gamma-emitting radioisotope I-131. After absorption, the iodide is distributed through the extracellular fluid of the body and accumulates in the thyroid gland, thereby allowing the imaging of the thyroid. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:(131-I)sodium iodide
iodotope I-131
natrium radio-iodatum(131 I)