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Alendronate MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Alendronate
Tree Number(s)
D02.705.429.500.100
Unique ID
D019386
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019386
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
4-Amino-1-Hydroxybutylidene 1,1-Biphosphonate
Alendronate Monosodium Salt, Trihydrate
Alendronate Sodium
Aminohydroxybutane Bisphosphonate
Fosamax
MK-217
Pharm Action
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Registry Number
X1J18R4W8P
Related Numbers
121268-17-5
2UY4M2U3RA
66376-36-1
Previous Indexing
Diphosphonates (1987-1996)
Public MeSH Note
1997; ALENDRONATE was indexed under DIPHOSPHONATES 1987-1996
History Note
1997 (1987)
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2018/02/28
Alendronate Preferred
MK-217 Related
Alendronate Monosodium Salt, Trihydrate Narrower
Alendronate Sodium Narrower
Fosamax Related
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