What is a Zoledronic 4mg Injection used for?
What is a Zolasta injection?
Zolasta 4mg Injection is used to treat or prevent weakening of the bones (osteoporosis) caused by menopause or the use of steroids. Using this medicine can reduce your risk of breaking bones. It is also used to treat high levels of calcium in people who have cancer.
How does Zoledronic Injection work?
Zolasta Injection is given by a doctor or nurse. How much you are given, and how often, will be decided by your doctor. It may just be a single injection or you may need regular injections depending upon your underlying condition. Your doctor will ask you to drink plenty of water before the injection, to avoid getting dehydrated. It may take several days to get the full benefit of this drug. Zolasta Injection is only part of a treatment program that may also include changes to your diet and taking calcium and vitamin supplements.
Common Side effects of Zolasta 4mg Injection:
The most common side effects include nausea, fatigue, anemia, bone pain, constipation, fever, vomiting, and breathlessness. Zolasta 4mg Injection can cause serious kidney problems, especially if you are dehydrated, if you take diuretic medicine (water pills) or if you already have kidney disease. It can also cause low levels of calcium in the blood and pain in the mouth or jaw. These are serious side effects and need urgent medical attention. Tell your doctor straight away if you notice any of these.
Trade Name: Zoledronic
Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd