ibandronate

noun

iban·​dro·​nate ī-ˈban-drō-ˌnāt How to pronounce ibandronate (audio)
variants also ibandronate sodium
: a hydrated bisphosphonate sodium salt C9H22NO7P2Na·H2O used in the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis

Note: Ibandronate is marketed under the trademark Boniva.

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“Ibandronate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ibandronate. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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