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Resection of heterotopic ossification and Didronel therapy-regaining wheelchair independence in the spinal cord injured patient.
Didronel (etidronate; Warner Chilcott/Pfizer/Sumitomo Pharma)
1) The fractures are associated with long-term use of bisphosphonates, which are sold under the brand names Actonel, Aredia, Boniva, Didronel, Fosamax, Reclast, Skelid, and Zometa.
Currently FDA-approved bisphosphonates, including Fosamax (alendronate), Actonel (risedronate), Didronel (etidronate), Boniva (ibandronate), and Reclast (Zometa) (zoledronate), are designed to strengthen bone by inhibiting normal osteoclastic bone resorbing activity, which slows the loss of bone mineral density (BMD), allowing the trabecular architecture to stabilize.
How many pages had we printed out, about Zoladex, Tamoxifen, Quadramet, pamidronate drips, Didronel IV infusions, Xeloda, Herceptin, Taxol, Arimidex?
The use of three phase bone scan in the early diagnosis of heterotopic ossification and in the evaluation of Didronel therapy.
The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Actonel(R), Asacol(R), Crest(R), Didronel PMO(R), Fibresure(R), Intrinsa(R), Metamucil(R), Oral-B(R), Pepto-bismol(R), Thermacare(R), Vicks(R), Pampers(R), Ariel(R), Always(R), Pantene(R), Herbal Essences(R), Mach3(R), Fairy(R), Ace(R), Lenor(R), M.
Calcium (and Vitamin D) supplements can help with osteoporosis, but the most effective treatments are hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and a family of drugs called bisphosphonates (such as Didronel and Fosamax).
I still have problems, but at least I've managed to get rid of the stress fractures by taking a drug called Didronel, which alters the bone metabolism.
Could didronel, prescribed for my osteoporosis, be the cause?
Labeling changes and the Medication Guide will not apply to bisphosphonates used for Paget's disease or cancer/hypercalcemia such as Didronel, Zometa, Skelid, and their generic products.
There are three drugs of this type licensed to treat osteoporosis in Britain - Fosamax, Didronel and Actonel - and others are being researched.