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Zoledronic Acid

In the US, Zoledronic Acid (zoledronic acid systemic) is a member of the drug class bisphosphonates and is used to treat Hypercalcemia of Malignancy, Osteolytic Bone Lesions of Multiple Myeloma, Osteolytic Bone Metastases of Solid Tumors, Osteoporosis, Paget's Disease and Prevention of Osteoporosis.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

M05BA,M05BA08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0118072-93-8

Chemical Formula

C5-H10-N2-O7-P2

Molecular Weight

272

Therapeutic Categories

Bisphosphonate

Bone resorption inhibitor

Treatment of hypercalcemia

Treatment of osteoporosis

Treatment of Paget's disease

Adjunct to antineoplastic therapy

Chemical Names

(1-Hydroxy-2-imidazol-1-yletylidene)diphosphonic acid (WHO)

Phosphonic acid, [1-hydroxy-2-(1H-imidazol-1-yl)etylidene]bis-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum zoledronicum (Latin)
  • Zoledronsaeure (German)
  • Acide zolédronique (French)
  • Acido zoledronico (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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