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Dosing Information

The dose of pamidronate that your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The condition being treated
  • Other medications you may be taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
     
As with any medication, do not adjust your pamidronate dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Pamidronate Dosing for more information.)
  

Drug Interactions With Pamidronate

Pamidronate can potentially interact with a number of different medications (see Drug Interactions With Pamidronate).
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who are given too much pamidronate may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Aredia Overdose for more information.)
 

Generic Pamidronate Versions

Several different manufacturers make generic versions of pamidronate (see Generic Aredia).
 

Who Makes Pamidronate?

Brand-name pamidronate is made by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Generic versions of pamidronate are made by several different manufacturers of generic medications.
 
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