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Bisphosphonates are not used in: (LQ)
|D||Vitamin -D intoxication|
Ans. D Vitamin -D intoxication
- Bisphosphonates are complexes of phosphates and are used in a variety of conditions such as osteoporosis, hypercalcemia and multiple myeloma for control of hypercalecemia. These are the drugs of choice for steroid induced osteoporosis.
- The drug is effective in hypercalcemia. Though decrease in calcium levels are important in hypervitaminosis of vitamin D but bisphonates have not shown efficacy in this condition at a large scale. Though, there are isolated case reports to suggest this.