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Clodronic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Bone resorption inhibitor

Treatment of hypercalcemia

Adjunct to antineoplastic therapy

Chemical Name

Phosphonic acid, (dichlorometylene)bis-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum Clodronicum (Latin)
  • Clodronsäure (German)
  • Acide clodronique (French)
  • Acido clodronico (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Bonefos
    Er-Kim, Turkey; IFET, Greece; Schering Oy, Tunisia
  • Cledos
    West Pharma, Tunisia
  • Clobir
    Actavis, Russian Federation
  • Clodron (Clodronic Acid and Lidocaine)
    Fidia Farmaceutici, Italy
  • Ostac
    Roche, Oman
  • Acido Clodronico EG
    EG, Italy
  • Acido Clodronico Sandoz
    Sandoz, Italy
  • Actabone
    Actavis, Indonesia
  • Bonefos
    Bayer, Belgium; Bayer, Canada; Bayer, Switzerland; Bayer, China; Bayer, Colombia; Bayer, Denmark; Bayer, Estonia; Bayer, Spain; Bayer, United Kingdom; Bayer, Hong Kong; Bayer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Bayer, Hungary; Bayer, Ireland; Bayer, Lithuania; Bayer, Latvia; Bayer, Malta; Bayer, Netherlands; Bayer, Philippines; Bayer, Poland; Bayer, Serbia; Bayer, Sweden; Bayer, Slovakia; Bayer AB, Norway; Bayer Health Care, Malaysia; Bayer Healthcare, Indonesia; Bayer Pharma, Israel; Bayer Schering, Australia; Bayer Schering, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Bayer Schering, Czech Republic; Bayer Schering, Singapore; Bayer Schering, Taiwan; Bayer Schering Pharma, Russian Federation; Bayer Thai Co Ltd, Thailand; Bayer Vital, Germany; Bayer-Schering, Romania; Leiras, Oman; Lusofarmaco, Portugal; Schering, Brazil; Schering, Pakistan; Schering, Slovenia
  • Bonephos
    Bayer Schering, South Africa
  • Clasteon
    Abiogen Pharma, Italy; Beacon, United Kingdom; Beacon, Malta; Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Canada
  • Clastoban
    Bioprojet, France
  • Climaclod
    Mastelli, Italy
  • Clodeosten
    SF Group, Italy
  • Clodron - 1 A Pharma
    1 A Pharma, Germany
  • Clodron beta
    Betapharm, Germany
  • Clodron HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Clodronato ABC
    ABC Farmaceutici, Italy
  • Clodronato Teva
    Teva Italia, Italy
  • Clody
    Promedica, Italy
  • De Wei
    Baiyunshan, China
  • Di Gai Na
    Sanjing Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Difosfonal
    SPA, Italy
  • Lodronat
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Lithuania; Riemser, Austria; Riemser, Czech Republic
  • Loron
    Intrapharm, United Kingdom
  • Moticlod
    Lisapharma, Italy; Lisapharma, Vietnam
  • Niklod
    Savio I.B.N., Italy
  • Ostac
    Riemser, Germany; Riemser, Netherlands; Roche, Portugal
  • Osteonorm
    Caber, Italy
  • Osteostab
    Rottapharm, Italy
  • Sinclote
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Sindronat
    Actavis, Bulgaria; Actavis, Romania; Sindan, Poland; Sindan, Slovakia
  • Traxovical
    Athena Pharma Italia, Italy
  • Ya Kun Yu
    Lingkang Pharmaceutical, China

International Drug Name Search


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