Volume No. :   1

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2011

ISSN Print :  2231-5640

ISSN Online :  2231-5659


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Radiopharmaceuticals and Radio Opaque Contrast Media: Practice, Prospects and Potentials.

Address:   Dibyajyoti Saha1*, Milan Hait2, Mayukh Jana3, Suprodip Mandal3 and Utpal Jana4
1School of Pharmacy, Chouksey Engineering College, Lal Khadan, Masturi Road, Bilaspur- 495004, C.G.
2Dept. of Chemistry, Dr.C.V. Raman University, Kargi Road, Kota, Bilaspur, C.G.
3Dept. of Pharmacy, Bharat Technology, Uluberia-711316, W.B.
4Dept. of Pharmacy, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar.
*Corresponding Author

The compounds or substance which emit radiation and which are used in medicine area called radiopharmaceuticals. Radio opaque substances are those compounds (both inorganic and organic) that have the property of casting a shadow on x-ray films. Radiopharmaceuticals preparations are the preparations containing one or more radionuclides. Radionuclides are radioactive and transform spontaneously into other nuclides. The unstable nuclei undergo spontaneous nuclear changes in order to achieve stability by emitting radiation are called radioisotopes or radionuclides. The radioactive substances disintegrates or decays with the emission of certain particles or certain quantities of energy which is always characteristics of the isotope.The present article gives various ideas about radiations, radioactivity, radioisotopes, radio opaque and contrast media, radioactive pollution as well as quality control and also pharmaceutical applications of radioisotopes.
adiopharmaceuticals, Radio opaque, Contrast media, Radioisotopes.
Dibyajyoti Saha, Milan Hait, Mayukh Jana, Suprodip Mandal, Utpal Jana. Radiopharmaceuticals and Radio Opaque Contrast Media: Practice, Prospects and Potentials. Asian J. Res. Pharm. Sci. 1(1): Jan.-Mar. 2011; Page 04-08.
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