Pamidro 30mg Injection helps in preventing breakdown of the bones. Bone is continuously being broken down and regenerated by special kinds of bone cells by a process called remodelling or turnover. However, conditions like bone stress and bone marrow edema may create pain and imbalance in this daily turnover. Pamidro 30mg Injection acts in the areas with increased bone turnover, decreases this process of breakdown and thereby reduces the pain and discomfort associated with it.
Q. How is Pamidro 30mg Injection administered?
Pamidro 30mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a doctor or a trained healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. It is given as a 1-2 hour infusion by a drip into a vein in your arm. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Pamidro 30mg Injection.
Q. How often will I be given Pamidro 30mg Injection?
Your dose of Pamidro 30mg Injection will be decided by your doctor depending on your condition. Usually, an individual requires 1-3 doses of Pamidro 30mg Injection.However, the exact dose and its frequency will depend on your illness and how well you respond to the treatment.
Q. Is Pamidro 30mg Injection safe in pregnancy or breastfeeding?
No, Pamidro 30mg Injection may not be safe in pregnancy or breastfeeding. Although Pamidro 30mg Injection does not affect the fertility of women or the sperm count in males, it is best to consult your doctor before taking Pamidro 30mg Injection. In general, avoid Pamidro 30mg Injection if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding to avoid any harmful effects on the baby. There is not enough data available to know the exact effect of Pamidro 30mg Injection on the unborn baby or via breast milk. Also, women who are taking Pamidro 30mg Injection are advised to avoid pregnancy after 6 months of completing treatment with Pamidro 30mg Injection.. This is because traces of Pamidro 30mg Injection stays in the bones for long periods of time and may be released during this time which can cause harm to the baby.
Q. Does Pamidro 30mg Injection cause hair loss?
Yes, Pamidro 30mg Injection can cause hair loss, but this is not a common side effect. If you experience hair loss while taking this medication immediately report to your doctor and follow the advice given.
Q. Is Pamidro 30mg Injection safe?
Pamidro 30mg Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
Q. What other lifestyle changes should I make?
To get maximum benefit from Pamidro 30mg Injection, there are certain lifestyle changes that you must adhere to. Include some calcium or Vitamin D rich foods for bone strength. Try to spend more time in sunlight to get natural vitamin D. Quit smoking and reduce alcohol consumption as they may harm your bones. You can take up an exercise regime such as walking and low-impact aerobics as they are good for your bones. Similarly, you can try strength-training exercises where you use your own body weight which in turn improve bone health.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 3rd Jun 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.