Aredia

Active Ingredient(s): Pamidronate
FDA Approved: * October 31, 1991
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Hypercalcaemia

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Aredia Overview

Pamidronic acid or pamidronate disodium or APD (marketed as Aredia among others), is a nitrogen-containing bisphosphonate used to prevent osteoporosis. It was patented in 1971 and approved for medical use in 1987.[1] Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Administration 2 Side effects 3 Pharmacology 4 References Medical uses It is used to prevent bone loss, and treat osteoporosis. It is also used to strengthen bone in Paget's disease, to prevent bone loss due to steroid use, a...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pamidronate
  • Injection: 30mg, 30mg/10ml, 30mg/vial, 3mg/ml, 60mg, 60mg/vial, 6mg/ml, 90mg, 90mg/10ml, 90mg/vial, 9mg/ml, n/a
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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