NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

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iobenguane I 131
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An I 131 radioiodinated synthetic analogue of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine. Iobenguane localizes to adrenergic tissue and, in radioiodinated forms, may be used to image or eradicate tumor cells that take up and metabolize norepinephrine. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:(131)I-MIBG
131I-MIBG
I 131 metaiodobenzylguanidine
I-131 meta-iodobenzylguanidine
iodine I 131 metaiodobenzylguanidine
MIBG I-131
US brand name:Azedra