A 42-year-old member asked:
Does any doctor here know what pamidronate does for rsd/crps?
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: Certain bisphosphonates given in high doses in CRPS seem to provide benefit by reducing osteoclastic function (Osteoclasts are responsible for bone resorption). This apparently reduces the pain and edema associated with CRPS.
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Last updated Jun 21, 2014
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