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Zometa 4mg/100ml Solution for infusion

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Uses of Zometa Solution for infusion

Zometa 4mg/100ml Solution for infusion is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. It treats osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men at high risk of fractures.
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Zometa Solution for infusion side effects

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Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Headache, Heartburn, Difficulty in swallowing.

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How to use Zometa Solution for infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Zometa Solution for infusion works

Zometa 4mg/100ml Solution for infusion is a bisphosphonate. It acts by suppressing the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause the destruction of bone, thereby strengthening the bones and minimizing the risk of fractures.

In Depth Information on Zometa Solution for infusion

Expert advice for Zometa Solution for infusion

  • Take Zometa in the morning on an empty stomach with water.
  • Do not eat or drink for 30 minutes after taking Zometa.
  • Maintain an upright posture for 30 minutes after taking Zometa.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience pain in jaw, throat, chest, abdomen, hips or thighs.
  • Inform your doctor if you are about to undergo any major dental procedures, as Zometa may need to be discontinued temporarily.
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Zometa Solution for infusion related warnings
Special precautions for Zometa Solution for infusion
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zometa 4mg/100ml Solution for infusion is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Zometa 4mg/100ml Solution for infusion is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Zometa 4mg/100ml Solution for infusion may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Zometa 4mg/100ml Solution for infusion in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Zometa 4mg/100ml Solution for infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zometa Solution for infusion?uses

If you miss a dose of Zometa 4mg/100ml Solution for infusion, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Zometa Solution for infusion

Frequently asked questions about Zoledronate

Q. Is zoledronic acid safe?
Zoledronic acid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. What is Zobone injection used for?
Zobone is a trade name for active drug zoledronic acid. It is used to treat thinning and weakening of the bone (osteoporosis) and osteoporosis associated with long-term systemic glucocorticoid therapy in post-menopausal women and adult men at increased risk of fracture. It is also used to treat Paget's disease of the bone (disease causing enlarged and misshapen bones due to abnormal bone destruction and growth) in adults, to prevent bone complications, e.g. fractures, in adult patients due to spread of cancer from other organs to bone, to reduce the amount of calcium in the blood in adult patients where it is too high due to the presence of a tumor (tumor-induced hypercalcemia). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is zoledronic acid a steroid/a chemotherapy drug/a bisphosphonate?
Zoledronic acid is not a steroid or a chemotherapy drug. Zoledronic acid belongs to a class of drugs known as bisphosphonates. It is used to treat thinning and weakening of bones, which may also be associated with cancer.
Q. How is zoledronic acid stored?
Your doctor, nurse or pharmacist knows how to store zoledronic acid properly. Zoledronic acid solution for infusion should preferably be used immediately after first opening. If it is not used immediately, it should be stored in a refrigerator at 2°C–8°C for not more than 24 hours
Q. How long do zoledronic acid side effects last?
Side effects like flu-like symptoms, fever, headache, chills, and bone, joint or muscle pain may begin during the first 3 days after receiving zoledronic acid injection and may last 3 to 14 days.The duration of other side effects will depend upon its severity, intensity and the system involved, which would be adjudged by your doctor. Consult your doctor for any side effect and its treatment
Q. How long does zoledronic acid stay in the body?
After you stop taking zoledronic acid, as per the reports it can stay in your blood for approximately 146 hours and in your bones for a very long period of time.
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Taking Zometa with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Capreomycin: Capreo, Capreotec, Kapocin
Zometa with Netilmicin
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Medicines with composition Netilmicin: Netilmac, Netsafe, Netspan, Ntn, Netromycin, Netilcin, Neticin, Netmicin, Netilmycin, Netromax
Zometa with Magaldrate
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Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Zometa with Tobramycin
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Zometa with Oxyphenbutazone
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Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Zometa with Kanamycin
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Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac, Kancin, Efficin
Zometa with Streptomycin
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Medicines with composition Streptomycin: Ambistryn-S, Streptomycin, Streptomac, Genpod, Merstrep
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Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Diosis, Sodanet, Nodosis, Auxisoda, Audosis, Sodapill, Nocidos, Sobinate, Sodarise, Sarpix, Sodac, Acidose, Nabico, Sodocel, Sodonish
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Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
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