pentetate

pentetic acid

 [pen-te´tik]
diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid, DTPA; a chelating agent (iron) with the general properties of the edetates; used in preparing radiopharmaceuticals.

pentetate

/pen·te·tate/ (pen´tĕ-tāt) a salt, anion, ester, or complex of pentetic acid.
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22 million for 395 thousand doses of pentetate calcium trisodium (also known as Ca-DTPA) and 80 thousand doses of pentetate zinc trisodium (also known as Zn-DTPA), two treatments for internal radioactive particle contamination, from Akorn, Inc.
OTHER POSSIBLE IRRITANTS: Ammonia, ammonium thiolactate (a neutraliser), parabens (preservatives), stearic acid (an emulsifying agent), and pentetate pentasodium (a binding agent).
Active Ingredient(s): TECHNETIUM TC-99M PENTETATE KIT
Pentetate calcium trisodium diethylenetriaminepentaacetate (Ca-DTPA) and pentetate zinc trisodium DTPA (Zn-DTPA) are FDA-approved for inhalation or intravenous administration for the treatment of internal contamination from plutonium, americium or curium.