Gallium

Category: Hypercalcaemia



Gallium Overview

Gallium nitrate (brand name Ganite) is the gallium salt of nitric acid with the chemical formula Ga(NO3)3. It is a drug used to treat symptomatic hypercalcemia secondary to cancer. It works by preventing the breakdown of bone through the inhibition of osteoclast activity, thus lowering the amount of free calcium in the blood.[1][2] Gallium nitrate is also used to synthesize other gallium compounds. Contents 1 History 1.1 Biological activity 2 Preparation 3...

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Gallium
  • Injection: 25mg/ml
  • Kit: 40mcg
  • Powder: 2.1-5.5mci/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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  • 11994-121 Gallium 2 mci/Ml Intravenous Injection by Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc.

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