Active Ingredient(s): Gallium
FDA Approved: * January 17, 1991
Pharm Company: * GENTA
Category: Hypercalcaemia

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

Ganite 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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Ganite: (1 result)

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  • 66657-301 Ganite 25 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Genta Incorporated

Other drugs which contain Gallium or a similar ingredient: (2 results)