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Based on the known action of tiludronate, hypocalcemia is a potential consequence of SKELID (tiludronate) overdose. In one patient with hypercalcemia of malignancy, intravenous administration of high doses of SKELID (tiludronate) (800 mg/day total dose, 6 mg/kg/day for 2 days) was associated with acute renal failure and death.
No specific information is available on the treatment of overdose with SKELID (tiludronate) . Dialysis would not be beneficial. Standard medical practices may be used to manage renal insufficiency or hypocalcemia, if signs of these develop.
SKELID (tiludronate) is contraindicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity to any component of this product.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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