Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Didronel


Etidronate is used to treat Paget's disease of the bone. It may also be used to treat or prevent a certain type of bone problem (heterotopic ossification) after hip replacement surgery or spinal injury.

Etidronate is also used to treat hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood) that may occur with some types of cancer.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet