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pamidronate


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(disodium pamidronate) n. a bisphosphonate drug used to treat malignant hypercalcaemia, breast cancer that has spread to the bones, and Paget’s disease. It is administered by intravenous infusion; side-effects include flulike symptoms, nausea, and vomiting. Trade name: Aredia Dry Powder.

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