Indium is a soft, silver-white metal used in manufacturing. It is chemically similar to aluminum and gallium. Indiums most common industrial use is in electrodes used for liquid crystal displays (LCDs). Some dietary supplements contain indium.

People use indium for fatigue, aging, boosting the immune system, and increasing hormone production, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. Using indium orally can also be unsafe.

Healthcare providers sometimes give an FDA-approved prescription product called indium (In-111) pentetreotide by IV to help diagnose certain types of cancer.

How does it work ?

There isn't enough reliable information available to know how indium might work.

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