Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Aredia

Descriptions


Pamidronate injection is used to treat hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood) that may occur in patients with some types of cancer. It is also used to treat Paget's disease of bone, multiple myeloma (tumors formed by the cells of the bone marrow), and certain types of bone metastases (the spread of cancer to the bones).

This medicine is to be administered only by or under the supervision of your doctor.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, pamidronate injection is used in certain patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta (hereditary bone disorder).

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution
  • Solution