zoledronic acid

zoledronic acid
A drug used to treat patients with hypercalcemia (high blood levels of calcium) caused by cancer. It is also used together with other drugs to treat multiple myeloma and to prevent bone fractures and reduce bone pain in people who have cancer that has spread to the bone. It is a type of bisphosphonate. Also called zoledronate and Zometa.

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  • Zoledronic acid — drugbox IUPAC name = (1 hydroxy 2 imidazol 1 yl 1 phosphono ethyl)phosphonic acid width = 180px CAS number = 118072 93 8 ATC prefix = M05 ATC suffix = BA08 PubChem = 68740 DrugBank = APRD01294 C = 5 |H = 10 |N = 2 |O = 7 |P = 2 molecular weight …   Wikipedia

  • zoledronic acid — noun A bisphosphonate, (1 hydroxy 2 imidazol 1 yl 1 phosphono ethyl)phosphonic acid, marketed under the trade names of Zometa and Aclasta, used to prevent bone fractures and to treat hypercalcemia …   Wiktionary

  • zoledronic acid — zo·le·dron·ic ac·id (zoґlə dron″ik) a bisphosphonate inhibitor of osteoclastic bone resorption, used for the treatment of hypercalcemia of malignancy, multiple myeloma, bone metastases from solid tumors, and osteitis deformans;… …   Medical dictionary

  • zoledronic acid — zolendronate a bisphosphonate drug that is used to treat malignant hypercalcaemia and is also establishing a role in treating bone metastases, both in terms of symptom relief and preventing bone fractures. It is administered by intravenous… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • zoledronic — adjective Of or pertaining to zoledronic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • Etidronic acid — Systematic (IUPAC) name (1 hydroxyethan 1,1 diyl)bis(phosphonic acid) Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

  • Alendronic acid — Systematic (IUPAC) name sodium [4 amino 1 hydroxy 1 (hydr …   Wikipedia

  • Ibandronic acid — Systematic (IUPAC) name {1 hydroxy 3 [methyl(pentyl)amino]propane 1,1 diyl}bis(phosphonic acid) Clinical data …   Wikipedia

  • Clodronic acid — Systematic (IUPAC) name (dichloro phosphono methyl)phosphonic acid Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

  • Olpadronic acid — Systematic (IUPAC) name [3 (dimethylamino) 1 hydroxypropane 1,1 diyl]bis(phosphonic acid) Clinical data Pregnancy cat …   Wikipedia

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