What is DaTSCAN?

Category: Procedures

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A DaTSCAN is a type of test that uses small amounts of a radioactive drug (ioflupane iodine-123 injection) to detect the amount of dopamine available in a person's brain.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with DaTSCAN

Side effect Patients
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for DaTSCAN.