Didronel

Active Ingredient(s): Etidronate
FDA Approved: * September 1, 1977
Pharm Company: * PROCTER AND GAMBLE
Category: Paget's Disease

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Didronel Overview

Etidronic acid, also known as etidronate, is a bisphosphonate used as a medication, detergent, water treatment, and cosmetic. It was patented in 1966 and approved for medical use in 1977.[1] Contents 1 Use 1.1 Medical 1.1.1 Chemical 1.2 Chelating agent and antioxidant 2 Pharmacology 3 Synthesis 4 References Use Medical Etidronic acid is a bisphosphonate used to strengthen bone, treat osteoporosis, and treat Paget's disease of bone. Bisphosphonates primarily redu...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Etidronate
  • Injection: 50mg/ml
  • Tablet: 200mg, 400mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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