etidronate

etidronate

 [e″tĭ-dro´nāt]
a bone calcium regulator used as the disodium salt in the treatment of symptomatic osteitis deformans, for the prevention of heterotopic ossification due to spinal cord injury or following total hip replacement, and for the treatment of hypercalcemia associated with malignancy. It is also used in bone scanning, complexed with technetium 99m.

etidronate

/eti·dro·nate/ (e-tĭ-dro´nāt) a diphosphonate compound used for treatment of osteitis deformans, heterotopic ossification, and neoplasm-associated hypercalcemia, usually as the disodium salt. Complexed with technetium 99m it is also used in bone scanning.

etidronate

A drug used to treat OSTEOPOROSIS and PAGET'S DISEASE of bone. A brand name is Didronel.

etidronate

a bone calcium regulator.
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