Category: Paget's Disease

Etidronate 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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Is the side effects the cause of my joint pain muscle and bone pain ## Hello, Brenda! How are you? Yes, it could be, these medications are well known to cause those types of side effects in some people that take them. As listed by the FDA, you may also experience nausea, dizziness and headache. Is there anything else I can help with?

Co Etidrocal

i've just started this medication , i'm wondering just what the white pills do ? ## CO Etidrocal is a medication that consists of 2 tablets, to be taken at different times. The white tablet contains 400mgs of Etidronate and the blue tablets contain calcium, it is used to help prevent or treat Osteoporosis. Side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, stomach irritation and heartburn. Learn more: Are there any comments or questions? ## Can I use apo-alendronate once a week and co etidrocal every evening ? Is this OK ? Safe? ## I am taking this for osteoporosis. Do I have to take it night? It is much easier for me to take it first thing in the morning and then wait two hours to eat. At bedtime just doesn't work well for me.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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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Is the side effects the cause of my joint pain muscle and bone pain ## Hello, Brenda! How are you? Yes, it could be, the... 1 reply

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