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Aredia is a brand, drug brand.


Aredia a.k.a. Pamidronic acid or pamidronate disodium, pamidronate disodium pentahydrate is a nitrogen-containing bisphosphonate, used to prevent osteoporosis. It is marketed by Novartis under the brand name Aredia. In India, it is marketed by Curacell Biotech under the brand name Pamimed.

  • also known as Pamidronato disódico, Pamidronato disódico pentahidratado

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Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

Trade name: Aredia Dry Powder.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

N CH3 COOCH3 Aredia A trade name for pamidronate disodium, used as an antihypercalcemic agent. Arenaviridae A family of enveloped animal viruses containing negative-stranded RNA and ribosomes (e.g., lymphocytic choriomenigitis). Arene Any monocyclic or polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon. ARF Abbreviation for 1. Acute rheumatic fever. 2. ADP-ribosylation factor. 3. Audio-response frequency. ARF-1 Abbreviation for ADP-ribosylation ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing

pamidronate (Aredia), alendronic acid (Fosamax), and clodronate ( Bonefos, Loron).

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

- Nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates: - Pamidronate ( Aredia®) - Neridronate - Olpandronate. ®>. 0. FT. 0. O— —C— —O 0 R2 0 Bisphosphonates. Fig. 1 Generic structure of bisphosphonates - Alendronate ( Fosamax®) - Ibandronate (Bondronat®) - Risendronate (Actonel®) - Zoledronate (Zometa®) Mechanism of Action Bisphosphonates bind to the bone mineral in particular at sites of active bone metabolism, where they achieve therapeutic concentration.

Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of Medicine & Health (2006)

by J. P. Schadé

Ankylosing spondylitis Anodesyn Anorexia nervosa Antabuse Antepsin Anterior pituitary Anthranol Antibiotics Antihistamine Antioxidant Antiprostaglandins Anugesic-HC Anusol Anusol-HC Aphasia Apisate Aplastic anemia Apomorphine Appendicitis - Cause - Diagnosis - Differential diagnosis - Signs and symptoms - Treatment Apresoline Aprinox Aproclonidine Aprsefen Apsin Apsolol Apstil Aquadrate Arbralene Aredia Arelix Arfonad Aricept Arimidex Arpimycin Arret Artane Arthritis ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases and Disorders (2005)

by William A. Petit, William A. Jr Petit, Christine A. Adamec

and pamidronate (Aredia). These are all oral medications, except for pamidronate, which must be administered intravenously. These drugs can often suppress the disease process for years. Medications such as salmon calcitonin (including Calcimar and Miacalcin) are also sometimes used to treat patients with ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Women's Health (2009)

by Christine Ammer

and pami- dronate (Aredia) , which are given intravenously for cancerous bone tumors, to combat osteoporosis. They are administered once a year via an intravenous infusion taking about 15 to 20 minutes, and have been found to decrease the risk of vertebral fractures by 70% and hip fractures by 41%, as well as other bone fractures. A recent study showed that another brand of zoledronic acid, Reclast, reduced the risk of death ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

Aredia" - pamidronic acid. argatroban (INN) is a synthetic ENZYME INHIBITOR that acts as a specific reversible ANTITHROMBIN. It has ANTICOAGULANT activity and can be used in thromboembolytic disorders. arginine (INN, USAN] (R- GENE") is an aliphatic amino acid essential to life, and can be used as a dietary supplement. Given intravenously, it stimulates the release of growth hormone from the pituitary gland, and can be used as a diagnostic agent to test pituitary function and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

TN Aredia. pancortins Proteins (478 aa) of the *olfactomedin family that are found in the extracellular matrix of the central nervous system and highly expressed during brain development. There are four alternatively spliced variants. pancreastatin A peptide hormone (49 aa) that ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine Third Edition (2012)

by Michael T. Murray, JOSEPH PIZZORNO

° Pamidronate (Aredia) ° Risedronate (Actonel, Actonel with Calcium) ° Tiludronate (Skelid) ° Zoledronic acid (Reclast, Zometa) These drugs are a $7 billion business, yet they are of marginal benefit at best and carry significant risks. The first bisphosphonate was Fosamax, 0 Low-protein diet ...

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