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Radium 223 Dichloride

This page contains brief information about radium 223 dichloride and a collection of links to more information about the use of this drug, research results, and ongoing clinical trials.

US Brand Name(s)      Xofigo
FDA Approved            Yes

FDA label information for this drug is available at DailyMed.

Use in Cancer

Radium 223 dichloride is approved to treat:

  • Prostate cancer that is castration resistant (has not responded to treatments that lower testosterone levels). It is used in patients whose disease has metastasized (spread) to the bones and is causing symptoms but has not spread to other organs.

Radium 223 dichloride is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer.

More About Radium 223 Dichloride

Definition from the TCH Drug Dictionary – Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.