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Chemical Alendronate

Name Alendronate
Equivalent Terms 4 Amino 1 Hydroxybutylidene 1,1 Biphosphonate | 4-Amino-1-Hydroxybutylidene 1,1-Biphosphonate | Alendronate Monosodium Salt, Trihydrate | Alendronate Sodium | Aminohydroxybutane Bisphosphonate | Bisphosphonate, Aminohydroxybutane | Fosamax | MK217 | MK 217 | MK-217 | Sodium, Alendronate
CAS Registry Number 66376-36-1
Definition A nonhormonal medication for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis in women. This drug builds healthy bone, restoring some of the bone loss as a result of osteoporosis.
Structure Alendronate
Curator Note For additional curated data about phosphorus, please also see Phosphorus and its chemical descendants.
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MeSH® ID D019386
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ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Organophosphorus Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Organophosphonates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Diphosphonates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Alendronate Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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  5-FdU-alendronate
  Maxmarvil
  N-myristoylalendronic acid
  prolyl-phenylalanyl-alendronate
  technetium Tc 99m alendronate