OBO ID: CHEBI:110423
Term Name: clodronic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (Dichloro-phosphono-methyl)-phosphonic acid
  • (dichloromethanediyl)bis(phosphonic acid)
  • (dichloromethylene)bisphosphonic acid
  • (dichloromethylene)diphosphonic acid
  • acide clodronique
  • acido clodronico
  • acidum clodronicum
  • clodronate
  • clodronic acid
  • clodronsaeure
  • dichloromethylene-1,1-bisphosphonic acid
  • dichloromethylene-1,1-diphosphonic acid
  • dichloromethylidene diphosphonate
Definition: An organochlorine compound that is methylene chloride in which both hydrogens are replaced by phosphonic acid groups. It inhibits bone resorption and soft tissue calcification, and is used (often as the disodium salt tetrahydrate) as an adjunct in the treatment of severe hypercalcaemia associated with malignancy, and in the management of osteolytic lesions and bone pain associated with skeletal metastases.
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Ontology: Chebi
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