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Etidronic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Etidronic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.705.429.500.830
Unique ID
D012968
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012968
Scope Note
A diphosphonate which affects calcium metabolism. It inhibits ectopic calcification and slows down bone resorption and bone turnover.
Entry Term(s)
(1-hydroxyethylene)diphosphonic acid
(1-hydroxyethylene)diphosphonic acid, Tetrapotassium Salt
1,1-hydroxyethylenediphosphonate
1-Hydroxyethane-1,1-Diphosphonate
1-Hydroxyethylidene-1,1-Bisphosphonate
Dicalcium EHDP
Dicalcium Etidronate
Didronel
Disodium 1-Hydroxyethylene Diphosphonate
Disodium Etidronate
EHDP
Ethanehydroxydiphosphonate
Ethanehydroxyphosphate
Etidronate
Etidronate Disodium
Etidronate, Tetrapotassium Salt
HEDP
HEDSPA
Hydroxyethanediphosphonate
Hydroxyethylidene Diphosphonic Acid
Phosphonic acid, (1-hydroxyethylidene)bis-, disodium salt
Sodium Etidronate
Xidifon
Xidiphon
Xydiphone
Pharm Action
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Registry Number
M2F465ROXU
Related Numbers
14860-53-8
2809-21-4
7414-83-7
M16PXG993G
Previous Indexing
Organophosphorus Compounds (1972)
Public MeSH Note
2001; see ETIDRONATE DISODIUM 1993-2000, see SODIUM ETIDRONATE 1977-1991, see DIPHOSPHONATES 1973-1976; (1-HYDROXYETHYLENE)DIPHOSPHONIC ACID was indexed under DIPHOSPHONATES 1987-2000
History Note
2001(1973); for (1-HYDROXYETHLENE)DIPHOSPHONIC ACID use ETIDRONAT DISODIUM (NM) 1987-2000
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/10
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