Alpharadin OverviewRadium-223 (Ra-223, 223Ra) is an isotope of radium with an 11.4-day half-life, in contrast to the more common isotope radium-226, discovered by the Curies, which has a 1601-year half-life. The principal use of radium-223, as a radiopharmaceutical to treat metastatic cancers in bone, takes advantage of its chemical similarity to calcium, and the short range of the alpha radiation it emits. Contents 1 Origin and preparation 2 Medical use 2.1 Mechanism of action 2.2 Clinical trials and FDA...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Solution: 162mci/6ml (27mci/ml)