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Samarium Sm 153 Lexidronam (Quadramet)

Also known as Quadramet, Samarium-153 Edtmp, 153Sm-Edtmp, Sm-153 Edtmp, Samarium-153 Ethylenediaminetetramethylenephosphonic Acid, Samarium Sm-153 Edtmp, Samarium-153 Ethylenediaminetetramethylenephosphonate, Samarium Sm-153 Lexidronam Pentasodium, Samarium Sm 153 Lexidronam Pentasodium, and Sm 153 Lexidronam Pentasodium

Samarium (153Sm) lexidronam (chemical name Samarium-153-ethylene diamine tetramethylene phosphonate, abbreviated Samarium-153 EDTMP, trade name Quadramet) is a complex of a radioisotope of the lanthanide element samarium with the chelator EDTMP. It is used to treat pain when cancer has spread to the bone.

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What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed samarium sm 153 lexidronam to treat blastomycosis, rabies, west nile virus, and pick disease.

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