Quadramet

Active Ingredient(s): Samarium-153 Lexidronam
FDA Approved: * March 28, 1997
Pharm Company: * CYTOGEN
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Quadramet Overview

Samarium (153Sm) lexidronam (chemical name Samarium-153-ethylene diamine tetramethylene phosphonate, abbreviated Samarium-153 EDTMP, trade name Quadramet) is a chelated complex of a radioisotope of the element samarium with EDTMP. It is used to treat pain when cancer has spread to the bone.[1][2] It is injected into a vein and distributed throughout the body, where it is preferentially absorbed in areas where cancer has invaded the bone. The radioisotope 153Sm, with a half-life of 46.3hours, ...

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anyone know if there's a limit to how many full treatments one can have. Can one have these treatments again when pain returns?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Samarium-153 Lexidronam
  • Injection: 50mCi/ml, 50unit/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Quadramet: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 11994-016 Quadramet 50 mci/Ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc.
  • 57902-860 Quadramet 50 mci/Ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Samarium-153 Lexidronam or a similar ingredient: (1 result)