sodium phosphate P32

sodium phosphate P32

an antineoplastic, antipolycythemic radioactive agent.
indications It is prescribed for treatment of polycythemia vera; for neoplasms, including myelocytic leukemia; and for localizing tumors of the eye.
contraindications Polycythemia vera with leukopenia or decreased platelet count, chronic myelocytic leukemia with leukopenia or erythrocytopenia, concurrent administration of other alkylating agents, or hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effect The most serious adverse effect is radiation sickness.