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.
1.2 Chelating agent and antioxidant
Etidronic acid is a bisphosphonate used to strengthen bone, treat osteoporosis, and treat Paget's disease of bone.
Bisphosphonates primarily redu...