Radiogardase

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    Brand Name:Radiogardase
    Generic:Prussian Blue
    Availability:Prescription
This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:
2003-10-02 ,
This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:
HEYL Chemisch –pharmazeutische Fabrik GmbH & Co. KG.
This drug is available in the following forms:
Capsule4s
View the actual FDA approved label for this drug at the following links:
http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2003/021626lbl.pdf

About Radiogardase

Radiogardase is given to people with known or suspected exposure to radioactive cesium-137 or radioactive or non-radioactive thallium. Radiogardase binds with radioactive cesium-137 or radioactive or non-radioactive thallium to help them pass out of the body faster. Radiogardase does not treat the complications of radiation exposure.

Precautions for Radiogardase

  • Radiogardase may cause constipation. A fiber based laxative and/or high fiber diet is recommended during treatment.
  • Cesium-137 passes out of the body in urine and stools. You should take safety measures to make sure others are not exposed to your urine, stools, or blood.
  • Radiogardase may make your stool blue-colored.
  • Radiogardase may turn the mouth and teeth blue in people who cannot swallow capsules, when the capsules are opened and mixed with food and eaten.

Side Effects of Radiogardase

Some common side effects with Radiogardase include:

  • constipation
  • upset stomach
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