Directory of Drugs: Radiogardase (prussian blue)


What is Radiogardase used for? 

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.

General Precautions with Regardase:

What should I tell my healthcare provider?

Tell your health care provider: 

Tell your health care provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your health care provider if you take tetracycline. Radiogardase may affect how tetracycline and other medicines work.

What are some possible side effects of Radiogardase? (This is NOT a complete list of side effects reported with Radiogardase. Your health care provider can discuss with you a more complete list of side effects.)   

Some common side effects with Radiogardase include: 

For more detailed information about Radiogardase, ask your health care provider.


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