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Incadronic Acid



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Calcium regulator

Chemical Name

[(cycloheptylamino)metylene]diphosphonic acid

Foreign Names

  • Acidum incadronicum (Latin)
  • Incadrons√§ure (German)
  • Acide incadronique (French)
  • Acido incadronico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cimadronate (IS)
  • YM 175 (Yamanouchi) (IS)
  • Cimadronate Sodium (IS)
  • Incadronic acid sodium salt (IS)

Brand Name


ISInofficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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