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Strontium chloride sr 89 (By injection)

Strontium Chloride Sr 89 (STRON-shee-um KLOR-ide Sr 89)

Treats pain in patients who have cancer that has spread to the bones. Works by going to cancer-filled spots in your bones and slowly releasing radiation.

Brand Name(s):

Metastron

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

In some cases, this medicine should not be used if you have severe bone marrow or blood disorders

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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