pamidronate

pamidronate

 [pam″ĭdro´nāt]
an inhibitor of bone resorption, used to treat malignancy-associated hypercalcemia, Paget's disease of bone, and osteolytic metastasis secondary to breast cancer or myeloma; used as the disodium salt. Complexed with technetium 99m it is used in bone imaging.
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pamidronate

Aredia® Metabolism A 2nd-generation biphosphonate used to manage osteoporosis and Paget's disease of bone. See Biphosphonate, Osteoporosis.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pamidronate

A BISPHOSPHONATE drug that prevents bone reabsorption by interfering with the action of osteoclasts. The drug has been used to treat cancer bone metastases and MULTIPLE MYELOMA. A brand name is Aredia.
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Some of the drugs such as pamidronate, zolendronic acid, alendronate, teriparatiode are prescribed to treat osteogenesis imperfecta.
Pamidronate treatment efficiently lowers serum calcium levels in children with hypercalcemia due to vitamin D intoxication.
In face of the clinical picture, the CNO diagnosis was performed, and treatment was initiated with pamidronate and prednisone, with partial improvement.
The elevated serum calcium level was tried to be lowered with intravenous saline hydration, furosemide, and pamidronate treatment.
Our objective is to report an infrequent case of CUA treated with sodium thiosulfate and pamidronate and showed good results.
Objective: To study the protective effect of Bisphosphonates (Pamidronate) in patients of primary osteoporosis in Pakistani setup.
Pamidronate with calcium and Vitamin D analogs showed improved BMD in comparison to clodronate with calcium (mean difference [MD], 9.84; 95% credibility interval [CrI], 1.06-19.70).
Intravenous pamidronate has been used in order to reduce bone pain and improve mobility.
Meanwhile, as two representative drugs among the bisphosphonates, pamidronate disodium and zoledronic acid have been studied by more and more researchers [13, 14].
Srinivasan, "Transient migratory osteoporosis: rapid response to pamidronate treatment," Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, vol.
The patient was prescribed celecoxib (200 mg/day), low-dose prednisolone (10 mg/day), and pamidronate (60 mg/month) to control the swelling and periostitis.