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Sodium phosphate

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sodium phosphate

Na2HPO4-H2O;a laxative.

Synonym: dibasic sodium phosphate, sodium orthophosphate.

sodium phosphate P 32, anionic radioactive phosphorus in the form of a solution of sodium acid phosphate and sodium basic phosphate; a beta emitter with a half-life of 14.3 days; after administration, highest concentrations are found in rapidly proliferating tissues; it is used in the treatment of polycythemia vera, chronic myelogenous leukaemia, and osseous metastases.

See: chromic phosphate P 32 colloidal suspension.