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Effective short term treatment of Paget's disease with oral etidronate.

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Twelve patients with Paget's disease of bone were treated with high doses of disodium etidronate for one month and compared with patients given treatments for longer periods. The effects of treatment for one month with etidronate 20 mg/kg daily were indistinguishable from six months' continuous treatment with the same dose but significantly better than treatment with 5 mg/kg daily in suppressing biochemical indices of disease activity. Treatment for one month was associated with transient ost...

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10.1136/bmj.292.6513.79

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Journal:
British medical journal (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
292
Issue:
6513
Pages:
79-80
Publication date:
1986-01-01
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EISSN:
1468-5833
ISSN:
0267-0623
Language:
English
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109172
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2013-11-16

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