alendronate

noun
alen·​dro·​nate | \ ə-ˈlen-drə-ˌnāt How to pronounce alendronate (audio) \

Medical Definition of alendronate

: a hydrated bisphosphonate sodium salt C4H12NNaO7P2·3H2O used to inhibit bone resorption especially in the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and Paget's disease of bone

called also alendronate sodium

— see fosamax

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“Alendronate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/alendronate. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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