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Medical Treatments for Radiation Contamination

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Prussian Blue
• Use for cesium and thallium contamination
• insoluble Prussian blue (Radiogardase®)
- not systemically absorbed
• Binds ions in the gut and stops recirculation
• Reduces the biological half-life of cesium
• Dose is 3 grams TID in adults and 1 gram
TID in children ages 2-12
• Duration of treatment is one month