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Tauvid ™ (flortaucipir F18 injection)
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How quickly is Tauvid™ (flortaucipir F 18) cleared from the body?
Tauvid (flortaucipir F 18) has a half-life of 109.8 minutes. Following intravenous administration, the drug was distributed throughout the body with less than 5% of injected F 18 present in the blood by 10 minutes after administration.
Clearance, Metabolism, and Excretion
Flortaucipir F 18 is radiolabeled with fluorine (F 18), which has a half-life of 109.8 minutes.1
Following intravenous administration of flortaucipir F 18, the drug was distributed throughout the body with less than
- 10% of the injected F 18 radioactivity present in the blood by 5 minutes following administration, and
- 5% present in the blood by 10 minutes after administration.1
The residual F 18 in circulation during the 80- to 100-minute imaging window was approximately 28% to 34% parent drug, with the remainder being metabolites.1
Clearance occurs primarily by hepatobiliary and renal excretion.1
Enclosed Prescribing Information
1Tauvid [package insert]. Indianapolis, IN: Eli Lilly and Company; 2022.
Date of Last Review: January 04, 2022