Radium Ra 223 dichloride injection is used to treat men with metastatic prostate cancer that has spread to the bones but to no other organs. It is a radiopharmaceutical agent. Radiopharmaceuticals are radioactive agents that are used to find and treat certain diseases.
Xofigo belongs to a class of drugs known as Diagnostic Radiopharmaceuticals. The drug's generic name is Radium 223 dichloride. Xofigo is used in the treatment of prostate cancer, symptomatic bone metastases and no known visceral metastatic disease. Xofigo may also be used in the treatment of other medical conditions as determined by your doctor.