biphosphonate

biphosphonate

Endocrinology Any of a number of carbon-substituted analogues of pyrophosphate, an endogenous inhibitor of bone mineralization Indications Malignant hypercalcemia, Paget's disease, breast and prostate CA, myeloma; the most potent is zoledronic acid, which can be given at intervals of up to one yr Adverse events Oral–GI intolerance; IV–myalgia, pyrexia. See Osteoporosis.
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They were also given a sodium biphosphonate enema to be used the morning of the procedure to ensure adequate bowel preparation.
2005) examined the long-term effects of WBV on osteoporotic women who received alendronate, a biphosphonate drug used for osteoporosis.
For example, 'disease mongering' - Osteopenia, once considered a non-disease state in patients who had not lost enough bone density to be diagnosed with osteoporosis, has now turned into a disease itself, tryin gto convince physicians and patients that biphosphonate drug treatment will prevent their 'disease' from progressing.
Conformement aux recommandations20, la prescription d'un biphosphonate ou de ranelate de strontium (bien que non commercialisee au Canada et en Suisse) a ete associee a la seule supplementation en calcium et vitamine D lors d'une osteoporose averee (START-E3).
In patients with hypercalcaemic pancreatitis, temporary or definite therapies to lower calcium levels such as forced diuresis, haemodialysis, biphosphonate therapy, steroids (e.
biphosphonate, digi- amber urine in Foley bind), to treat the bag for past two hours.
BMD improved significantly in the group of adults on a biphosphonate compared with those given only calcium and vitamin D.
All four fetlocks were affected and received intra-articular medication and also received a drug, Tildren, and biphosphonate, a drug derivative of what you give to old women with osteoporosis.
of Miami) describes treatment for biphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis that occurs when cancer and osteoporosis patients receive biphosphonate therapy.
The biphosphonate holds and gradually releases adenovirus particles of the type used to deliver therapeutic genes.