dietary supplements contain indium.
Despite safety concerns, people take indium in supplements for increasing energy, preventing aging, boosting the immune system, increasing hormone production, and increasing absorption of nutrients.
Healthcare providers sometimes give an indium compound called indium pentetreotide by injection into the veins (intravenously) as a treatment for cancer that has spread to the bones.
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