Lutathera

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Lutathera

Lutathera┬« (lutetium Lu 177 dotatate*) is for the treatment of somatostatin receptor positive gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs), including foregut, midgut, and hindgut neuroendocrine tumors, in adults. 

Lutathera, which received orphan drug designation from the FDA, is the first available FDA-approved Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT), a form of treatment comprising of a targeting molecule that carries a radioactive component

Synonyms: lu177 dotatate