Metastron

Drug List

Metastron

Drug Name

Metastron (Strontium-89 Chloride)

Manufactured By

GE Healthcare Inc.

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Treats Disease/Condition

Uses

Treatment of bone pain in patients with painful skeletal metastases.

How To Use

Your doctor has ordered the drug strontium-89 chloride to help treat your illness. The drug is given by injection into a vein or a catheter that has been placed in a vein.

Side Effects

Side effects from strontium-89 chloride are common and include: increased pain starting 2 to 3 days after treatment and lasting 2 to 3 days; flushing; diarrhea Tell your doctor if the following symptom is severe or lasts for several hours: fatigue If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: unusual bruising or bleeding; no decrease in pain 7 days after treatment; fever and chills

Drug Interactions

In Case of Overdose

In case of overdose, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call local emergency services at 911.

In Case of Missed Dose

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