alendronate


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a·len·dro·nate

 (ə-lĕn′drə-nāt′)
n.
A bisphosphonate drug, C4H13NO7P2, that inhibits bone resorption and is used in the form of its sodium salt to treat and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.

[Probably a(mino) + (buty)l(id)en(e), one of its constituents (butyl + -id(e) + -ene) + (hy)dr(oxy) + (bisphosph)onate.]
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Noun1.alendronate - a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopausealendronate - a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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alendronate, alendronate sodium

(USAN), alendronic acid (INN) n alendronato, alendronato sódico, ácido alendrónico (INN)
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Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement of medicines out of echs dglp fund: Alendronate Sodium 35 Mg Tab, Alendronate Sodium 75mg Tab, Antiseptic Liquid 500 Ml, Betnovate C 30 Gm, Calcium Carbonate With Vit D3 500mg Tab, Dapsone 100 Mg Tab
Objectives: This study aims to investigate the effect of alendronate sodium on trabecular bone structure in an osteoporotic rat model.
The present study was designed to evaluate the effect of Sodium Alendronate (an oral bisphosphonate), on bone mineral density in patients with carcinoma prostate treated with hormonal manipulation.
Alendronate sodium is one of the osteoporosis drugs with the longest history of application.
Douglas Bauer of the University of California, San Francisco, and his colleagues looked at data from a trial of about 1,000 postmenopausal women aged 61-86 who had been treated for 4-5 years with alendronate and were randomized to an additional 5 years of alendronate treatment or placebo (JAMA 2014 May 5 [doi: 10.
A recent post-hoc analysis demonstrated that women who have such characteristics do not benefit from alendronate for the reduction of nonvertebral, clinical, or major radiographic fractures.
Food and Drug Administration approved the buffered form of the bisphosphonate drug alendronate sodium (Binosto) in October 2012.
Alendronate is commonly used in the treatment of osteoporosis and other bone diseases.
Objective: To evaluate bone mass in hypogonadal men who received testosterone, alendronate, calcium and vitamin D for one year.
The researchers made use of a unique hybrid molecule, LLP2A-alendronate, that consists of two parts: the LLP2A part that attaches to mesenchymal stem cells in the bone marrow, and a second part that consists of the bone-homing drug alendronate.
The researchers made use of a unique hybrid molecule, LLP2 A-alendronate, that consists of two parts: the LLP2A part that attaches to mesenchymal stem cells in the bone marrow, and a second part that consists of the bone-homing drug alendronate.
But two others--zoledronic acid and teriparatide- showed some advantages over risedronate or alendronate, respectively, in head-to-head comparisons, said Dr.