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General Information on Radium Ra 223 Dichloride

Generic Name : Radium Ra 223 Dichloride

Pronunciation : rā′dē-ŭm dī-klōr′īd

Latest prescription information about Radium Ra 223 Dichloride. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Trade Names/Brand Names of Radium Ra 223 Dichloride

International- Xofigo.

Why is Radium Ra 223 Dichloride Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an alpha particle-emitting radioactive therapeutic agent indicated for treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), symptomatic bone metastases and no known visceral metastatic disease. 

When should Radium Ra 223 Dichloride not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in women who are pregnant.

What is the dosage of Radium Ra 223 Dichloride?

The recommended dosage is 50 kBq (1.35 microcurie) per kg body weight, given at 4 week intervals for 6 injections.

How should Radium Ra 223 Dichloride be taken?

It comes as an intravenous single use injection vials.

What are the warnings and precautions for Radium Ra 223 Dichloride?

Caution is needed in patients who have bone marrow problems. This medication can cause blood cell counts to go down and result in bone marrow suppression.
Caution is needed in women who are planning to become pregnant, nursing mothers and pediatric. Safety and efficacy have not been established for these people.

What are the side effects of Radium Ra 223 Dichloride?

  Gastrointestinal Disorders - Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting.
  Blood and Lymphatic System Disorders - Reduction in the number of blood cells.
  Renal and Urinary Disorders - Renal failure and impairment.
  Hematologic Laboratory Abnormalities - Anemia, low lymphocyte count, decrease in leukocytes, reduced platelet count, low number of neutrophils.
  General - Swelling of arms or legs.

What are the other precautions for Radium Ra 223 Dichloride?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Radium Ra 223 Dichloride?

Store at room temperature below 40 C (104 F) in the original container or equivalent radiation shielding.

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