Zoledronic Injection 4mg Zifonate

Trade Name: Zifonate

Manufacturer: Miracalus Pharma Pvt Ltd

Presentation: Injection

Strength: 4mg

What is Zoledronic Injection 4mg used for?

Zoledronic Injection 4mg is used to treat elevated calcium levels in the blood (hypercalcemia), which can occur as a result of cancer. Zoledronic acid is also used in conjunction with cancer chemotherapy to treat bone issues associated with multiple myeloma and other cancers that have progressed to the bones (e.g., breast, lung).

What are the benefits of zoledronic acid?

The activity of osteoclasts is reduced by zoledronic acid. This can assist to relieve pain while also strengthening the bones. It also helps to keep calcium from being lost from the bones. This aids in the normalization of calcium levels in the blood.

What are the side effects of zoledronic?

For patients taking zoledronic acid, the following adverse effects are prevalent (occurring in more than 30% of cases):

  • Ostealgia.
  • Nausea.
  • Fever is usually moderate and brief.
  • Fatigue.
  • Anemia.
  • Vomiting.
  • Constipation.
  • Symptoms of the flu include a low temperature, malaise, chills, lethargy, and
  • flushing.

Does zoledronic acid affect the heart?

According to a study presented at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) 2017 Annual Meeting, held September 8-11 in Denver, Colorado, patients treated with zoledronic acid had a greater risk of heart failure, among other cardiovascular diseases.

Why is zoledronic acid given once a year?

To treat osteoporosis, zoledronic acid is given as an intravenous (IV) infusion once a year. It’s also given as an IV infusion every two years to prevent osteoporosis. Zoledronic acid boosts bone density and lowers the risk of spine and non-spine fractures, such as hip fractures.

What happens when you stop taking zoledronic acid?

The best time to take zoledronic acid has yet to be discovered. Doctors should consider discontinuing medication after 3 to 5 years in patients with osteoporosis who are at low risk of fracture. Patients who stop taking their medication should have their fracture risk assessed on a regular basis. To know more click here.

How safe is zoledronic acid?

Zoledronic acid exhibited an acceptable safety profile; no drug-related adverse events were reported. Even in high-risk individuals, ZA treatment enhanced bone health by increasing bone mineral density and decreasing bone turnover.

How long can you take zoledronic acid?

Pay strict attention to your doctor’s recommendations. Your doctor will decide how long you will be treated with this medication. In most cases, zoledronic acid is only taken for 3 to 5 years.

Who should not take zoledronic acid?

If you are allergic to zoledronic acid, you should not be treated with it. Reclast should also be avoided if you have low calcium levels in your blood (hypocalcemia) or severe kidney illness.

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