Drugs used for PETSCAN can be manufactured in SL: SLAEB

29 April 2020 03:52 pm - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board (SLAEB) said that they have the technology to manufacture Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) drugs, radiopharmaceutical used in the PETSCAN machines to treat cancer patients.

SLAEB Chairman Professor S.R.D Rosa informed Minister of Power and Energy Mahinda Amaraweera that by manufacturing this drug in the country, PETSCAN which is currently used only once a week can be used continuously for patient care.

The Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) is currently imported from India and it cost around Rs. 65,000 for one dose.

Minister Amaraweera stated that the machine needed to manufacture the Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) drug will cost about a billion rupees and he would discuss with the President to allocate the money.

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




“Workers who fainted had water sprinkled on their faces and had to work again”

Health authorities believe the first reported Covid-19 infected worker from t

“Social media ruined us” - husband of Minuwangoda Brandix factory worker

The Minuwangoda Brandix factory worker who first tested positive for Covid-19

Last rites far from home

The body of the Sri Lankan migrant worker Bandu who died of coronavirus in Du

Doctors blame newborn for gash on her face

A baby born on September 21 at the Wathupitiwala Base Hospital in Gampaha has

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.