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A bisphosphonate drug, C7H11NO7P2, that inhibits bone resorption and is used in the form of its sodium salt to treat and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
[Perhaps (py)ri(dine) + -se-, origin unknown + (hy)dr(oxy) + (bisphosph)onate.]
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risedronate, risedronate sodium(USAN), risedronic acid (INN) n risedronato, risedronato sódico, ácido risedrónico (INN)
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