Xofigo

Active Ingredient(s): Radium Ra-223 Dichloride
FDA Approved: * May 15, 2013
Pharm Company: * BAYER HLTHCARE
Category: Cancer

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



Xofigo Overview

Radium-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:

Radium Ra-223 Dichloride
  • Solution: 162mci/6ml (27mci/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Xofigo: (1 result)

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  • 50419-208 Xofigo 27 Uci/Ml Intravenous Injection by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Radium Ra-223 Dichloride or a similar ingredient: (2 results)






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