Inclusion of Radiopharmaceuticals in the Indian Pharmacopeia: A Step Forward

Indian J Nucl Med. 2020 Jan-Mar;35(1):1-3. doi: 10.4103/ijnm.IJNM_133_19. Epub 2019 Dec 31.


Pharmacopeia is the national collection of quality standards of pharmaceutical products. It is an important instrument for drug safety. The inclusion of radiopharmaceuticals (RPs) in the Indian Pharmacopeia is a step-in right direction as the adaptation of provision of pharmacopeia will reduce the unwanted adverse effects and ensure the effectiveness of RPs.

Keywords: Drug safety; pharmacopeia; radiopharmaceuticals.