Volume No. :   10

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2020

ISSN Print :  2231-5683

ISSN Online :  2231-5691


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Samarium Sm 153 lexidronam is a radioactive medication used to treat pain caused by cancer: A Review



Address:   Mr. Mayur S. Jain1, Dr. Shashikant D. Barhate2
1Neri, Tal. Jamner, Dist.- Jalgaon (Maharashtra)
2Institutional affiliation: Shree Sureshadada Jain Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Jammer, Maharashtra (India)
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2231-5691.2020.00010.6

ABSTRACT:
Samarium Sm 153 lexidronam is a radioactive medication used to treat pain caused by cancer that has spread to the bone. It is a radiopharmaceutical. Radiopharmaceuticals are radioactive agents that may be used to diagnose some diseases by studying the function of the body's organs or to treat certain diseases. Samarium Sm 153 lexidronam is used to help relieve the bone pain that may occur with certain kinds of cancer. The radioactive samarium is taken up in the bone cancer area and gives off radiation that helps provide relief of pain.
KEYWORDS:
Samarium Sm 153 lexidronam.
Cite:
Mayur S. Jain, Shashikant D. Barhate. Samarium Sm 153 lexidronam is a radioactive medication used to treat pain caused by cancer: A Review. Asian J. Pharm. Res. 2020; 10(1):48-51.
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