News | February 08, 2011

FDA Approves NDA for Sodium Fluoride F18 Injection

February 8, 2011 – In an announcement by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a New Drug Application (NDA) for use of a new strength of a previously approved drug, sodium fluoride F 18 (18F-NaF) injection for use in bone scans.

Petnet Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc., is the only commercial manufacturer to be included in this NDA for 18F-NaF injection, at this time.

For more information: www.siemens.com/healthcare

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