Items Tagged ‘Radiopharmaceutical’

April 23rd, 2014

Radium Ra 223 dichloride

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Radium Ra 223 dichloride (RAY-dee-um Ra 223 dye-KLOR-ide) Trade Name: Xofigo® For which conditions is this drug approved? Radium Ra 223 dichloride is indicated for the treatment of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer, symptomatic bone metastases, and no known visceral metastatic disease. What is the mechanism of action? The active component […]

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April 23rd, 2014

Xofigo®

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Radium Ra 223 dichloride (RAY-dee-um Ra 223 dye-KLOR-ide) Trade Name: Xofigo® For which conditions is this drug approved? Radium Ra 223 dichloride is indicated for the treatment of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer, symptomatic bone metastases, and no known visceral metastatic disease. What is the mechanism of action? The active component […]

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April 23rd, 2014

Radium Ra 223 dichloride

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Radium Ra 223 dichloride (RAY-dee-um Ra 223 dye-KLOR-ide) Trade Name: Xofigo® For which conditions is this drug approved? Radium Ra 223 dichloride is indicated for the treatment of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer, symptomatic bone metastases, and no known visceral metastatic disease. What is the mechanism of action? The active component […]

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Tags: Drug Dictionary, R, Radiopharmaceutical


April 23rd, 2014

Xofigo®

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Radium Ra 223 dichloride (RAY-dee-um Ra 223 dye-KLOR-ide) Trade Name: Xofigo® For which conditions is this drug approved? Radium Ra 223 dichloride is indicated for the treatment of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer, symptomatic bone metastases, and no known visceral metastatic disease. What is the mechanism of action? The active component […]

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Tags: Drug Dictionary, Radiopharmaceutical, X


April 28th, 2009

Samarium SM-153

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Samarium (su-MARE-ee-um) SM-153, Samarium Sm-153 lexidronam injection Trade Name: Quadramet® How is this drug used? Samarium 153 is FDA approved for the relief of pain of cancer that has spread to the bone. It is important for patients to remember that physicians have the ability to prescribe medication for conditions other […]

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Tags: Drug Dictionary, Radiopharmaceutical, S


April 28th, 2009

chromic phosphate

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Chromic phosphate (KROE-mik FOSS-fate) 32 Trade Name: Phosphocol P32® For which conditions is this drug approved? Chromic phosphate is FDA-approved to treat the leaking of fluid (effusion) into the peritoneum (sac surrounding the abdominal organs) or pleura (sac surrounding the lungs) as a result of advanced cancer. It is important for […]

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April 28th, 2009

samarium 153 lexidronan

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Samarium (su-MARE-ee-um) SM-153, Samarium Sm-153 lexidronam injection Trade Name: Quadramet® How is this drug used? Samarium 153 is FDA approved for the relief of pain of cancer that has spread to the bone. It is important for patients to remember that physicians have the ability to prescribe medication for conditions other […]

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April 28th, 2009

sodium iodide

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Sodium Iodide (SOE-dee-um  EYE-oh-dyde) I 131 Trade Name: Iodotope® How is this drug used? Sodium iodide I 131 is FDA approved for the treatment of some types of thyroid cancer. It is important for patients to remember that physicians have the ability to prescribe medication for conditions other than those for […]

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April 28th, 2009

samarium Sm-153 lexidronam

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Samarium (su-MARE-ee-um) SM-153, Samarium Sm-153 lexidronam injection Trade Name: Quadramet® How is this drug used? Samarium 153 is FDA approved for the relief of pain of cancer that has spread to the bone. It is important for patients to remember that physicians have the ability to prescribe medication for conditions other […]

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April 28th, 2009

Phosphocol®

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Chromic phosphate (KROE-mik FOSS-fate) 32 Trade Name: Phosphocol P32® For which conditions is this drug approved? Chromic phosphate is FDA-approved to treat the leaking of fluid (effusion) into the peritoneum (sac surrounding the abdominal organs) or pleura (sac surrounding the lungs) as a result of advanced cancer. It is important for […]

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April 28th, 2009

strontium 89 chloride

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Strontium 89 (STRAHN-tee-um), strontium 89 chloride injection Trade Name: Metastron® How is this drug used? Strontium 89 is FDA approved for the relief of bone pain caused by bone metastasis.  It is important for patients to remember that physicians have the ability to prescribe medication for conditions other than those for […]

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April 28th, 2009

chromic phosphate

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Chromic phosphate (KROE-mik FOSS-fate) 32 Trade Name: Phosphocol P32® For which conditions is this drug approved? Chromic phosphate is FDA-approved to treat the leaking of fluid (effusion) into the peritoneum (sac surrounding the abdominal organs) or pleura (sac surrounding the lungs) as a result of advanced cancer. It is important for […]

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Tags: C, Radiopharmaceutical


April 28th, 2009

sodium iodide 131

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Sodium Iodide (SOE-dee-um  EYE-oh-dyde) I 131 Trade Name: Iodotope® How is this drug used? Sodium iodide I 131 is FDA approved for the treatment of some types of thyroid cancer. It is important for patients to remember that physicians have the ability to prescribe medication for conditions other than those for […]

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April 28th, 2009

samarium

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Samarium (su-MARE-ee-um) SM-153, Samarium Sm-153 lexidronam injection Trade Name: Quadramet® How is this drug used? Samarium 153 is FDA approved for the relief of pain of cancer that has spread to the bone. It is important for patients to remember that physicians have the ability to prescribe medication for conditions other […]

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April 28th, 2009

Metastron®

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Class: Radiopharmaceutical Generic Name: Strontium 89 (STRAHN-tee-um), strontium 89 chloride injection Trade Name: Metastron® How is this drug used? Strontium 89 is FDA approved for the relief of bone pain caused by bone metastasis.  It is important for patients to remember that physicians have the ability to prescribe medication for conditions other than those for […]

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