samarium sm 153 lexidronam

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SAMARIUM SM-153/LEXIDRONAM - INJECTION

Common Brand Name(s): Quadramet
Phonetic Pronunciation: (sa-MARE-ee-um SM 153/lexi-DROH-nam)
Information last revised June 2010

Uses:

This product contains a radioactive medication. It is used to treat pain caused by cancer that has spread to the bone. It may help to make you more comfortable and may allow you to decrease the amount of pain medications you take.
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