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Dr. Walter Husar
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Aredia (Overview)

Aredia is a phosphate containing agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Effects of pamidronate?

Effects of pamidronate?

Bone: It inhibits the cells that break down bone, thereby slowing down the "bone breaking" process. The most common side effects for this drug are: flu like symptoms, muscle pain, bone pain, generailized achiness. There are others... ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
8 doctors shared insights

Aredia (Overview)

Aredia is a phosphate containing agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Was the pamidronate treatment of much help in enhancing bone strength?

Was the pamidronate treatment of much help in enhancing bone strength?

Yes in the right pt: Pamidronate — a synthetic form of parathyroid hormone — can be a very effective treatment for osteoporosis in the appropriate patient. ...Read more

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Effects of pamidronate?

Bone: It inhibits the cells that break down bone, thereby slowing down the "bone breaking" process. The most common side effects for this drug are: flu like symptoms, muscle pain, bone pain, generailized achiness. There are others... ...Read more

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Does anybody know what pamidronate does?

Does anybody know what pamidronate does?

Yes: It's an osteoporosis drug. It inhibits the cells that break down bone, thereby slowing down the "bone breaking" process. The most common side effects for this drug are: flu like symptoms, muscle pain, bone pain, generailized achiness. There are others... ...Read more

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Can somebody tell me what pamidronate does?

Can somebody tell me what pamidronate does?

Builds bone: Pamidronate is a synthetic form of parathyroid hormone that promotes increase in bone calcium content and decrease in the risk of fractures. ...Read more

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Is anyone familar with the drug pamidronate?

Is anyone familar with the drug pamidronate?

Yes: It's an osteoporosis drug. It inhibits the cells that break down bone, thereby slowing down the "bone breaking" process. The most common side effects for this drug are: flu like symptoms, muscle pain, bone pain, generailized achiness. There are others... ...Read more

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What makes pamidronate infusion sometimes cause a cough?

What makes pamidronate infusion sometimes cause a cough?

Cough is a: Not uncommon side effect of pamidronate, but is usually not severe and resolves spontaneously without permanent damage. Don't know if the exact cause is known. ...Read more

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Does any doctor here know what pamidronate does for rsd/crps?

Does any doctor here know what pamidronate does for rsd/crps?

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. ...Read more

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Will pamidronate aka (apd) treatment enhance bone strength?

Will pamidronate aka (apd) treatment enhance bone strength?

Somewhat.: Pamidronate prevents bone loss and strengthens bone somewhat. There are better drugs such as terparatide and denosumab. ...Read more

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Was the pamidronate treatment of much help in enhancing bone strength?

Yes in the right pt: Pamidronate — a synthetic form of parathyroid hormone — can be a very effective treatment for osteoporosis in the appropriate patient. ...Read more

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Pamidronate aka (apd) treatment to enhance bone strength, is this effective?

Pamidronate aka (apd) treatment to enhance bone strength, is this effective?

Yes: Hi. Bisphosphates, of which pamidronate is an IV example, are effective treatments for osteoporosis. The fact that pamidronate does not have FDA approval for osteoporosis does not speak to the mechanism or the science. It is effective, but insurance may not cover it for osteoporosis since it is not FDA approved for that use. At age 39, I hope someone has done a thorough eval. For poor bone strengt ...Read more

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Are you free?

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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