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Diphosphonates Summary

Description: Organic compounds which contain P-C-P bonds, where P stands for phosphonates or phosphonic acids. These compounds affect calcium metabolism. They inhibit ectopic calcification and slow down bone resorption and bone turnover. Technetium complexes of diphosphonates have been used successfully as bone scanning agents.

Also Known As: Bisphosphonates

Networked: 5300 relevant articles (503 outcomes, 685 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Diphosphonates is Relevant

  1. Osteoporosis : 154 outcomes 154 studies in 1616 results
  2. Neoplasm Metastasis (Metastasis) : 97 outcomes 110 studies in 796 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 58 outcomes 105 studies in 708 results
  4. Bone Resorption : 50 outcomes 45 studies in 830 results
  5. Pain (Aches) : 45 outcomes 44 studies in 308 results
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Drugs Related to Diphosphonates

  1. zoledronic acid (zoledronate)
  2. pamidronate (APD)
  3. denosumab
  4. Alendronate (Alendronate Sodium)
  5. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel)
  6. Vitamin D
  7. Calcium
  8. risedronic acid (risedronate)
  9. Hormones
  10. Estrogens (Estrogen)
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Therapies Related to Diphosphonates

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Radiotherapy
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  4. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement)
  5. Liver Transplantation
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