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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Pamidronate (Overview)

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


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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

Dr. Lynne Weixel
5 doctors shared insights

Pamidronate (Overview)

Pamidronate 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

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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?

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

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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