pamidronate

A drug that is used to treat hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood) and cancer that has spread to the bones. It belongs to the family of drugs called bisphosphonates.

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  • pamidronate — disodium pamidronate; n. a bisphosphonate drug used to treat malignant hypercalcaemia, breast cancer that has spread to the bones, and Paget s disease. It is administered by intravenous infusion; side effects include flulike symptoms, nausea, and …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • pamidronate disodium — [USP] the disodium salt of pamidronate; used in the treatment of malignancy associated hypercalcemia, osteitis deformans, and osteolytic bone metastases associated with breast cancer and myeloma; administered intravenously …   Medical dictionary

  • disodium pamidronate — pamidronate …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Bisphosphonate — Basic structure of a bisphosphonate on top. To compare the structure of pyrophosphate below. Note the similarity in structure. Bisphosphonates (also called diphosphonates) are a class of drugs that prevent the loss of bone mass, used to treat… …   Wikipedia

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