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Zolasta 4mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
1 Powder For Injection(s) in Dry Vial
2946.96*
MRP 3683.70
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Zolasta 4 MG Description

Zolasta Powder For Injection is used for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and to prevent bone complications. It also helps to reduce the amount of calcium in the blood which is

too high due to the presence of cancer. It contains zoledronic acid as its active ingredient that belongs to the bisphosphonates class of medicines. The dose, duration, and frequency of the treatment will be decided by your doctor after accessing your condition. Zolasta Powder For Injection will be given to you at a hospital under the medical supervision of the doctor and nurse. Do not self-inject and follow any aftercare instructions given by your doctor.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹2946.96
You Save₹736.74 (20% on MRP)
ContainsZoledronic Acid / Zoledronate(4.0 Mg)
UsesOsteoporosis, high blood calcium level
Side effectsLow level of calcium in blood, kidney problems
TherapyDRUGS FOR OSTEOPOROSIS
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uses

Uses of Zolasta 4 MG

  • Osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
  • Prevent bone complications such as fractures in an adult patient with bone cancer
  • Helps to reduce the amount of calcium in adult patients that occurs as a result of cancer.
contraindications

Contraindications of Zolasta 4 MG

  • If you are allergic to zoledronic acid, any other biphosphates or any of the ingredients of Zolasta Powder For Injection.
  • If you are breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zolasta 4 MG

  • kidney problem
  • Low level of calcium in the blood
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zolasta 4 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zolasta 4mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Zolasta Powder For Injection is not recommended to be used during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zolasta 4mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Zolasta Powder For Injection is recommended not to breastfeed during the treatment as it may harm the breastfed baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zolasta 4mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection?
A:
You may rarely experience drowsy or sleepy. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zolasta 4mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Zolasta Powder For Injection. So it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have less amount of calcium in the blood. As it may lead to dry skin, burning sensation, muscle twitch, seizures, spasms, irregular heartbeat, etc. In such conditions, the doctor might give you ad...
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  • You have or had kidney problems.
  • You have a history or currently have pain, swelling or numbness, or heaviness of the jaw. The doctor might recommend a dental examination before starting the treatment.
  • You are having any kind of dental treatment or are due to undergo dental surgery.
  • You experience unusual signs in the mouth or teeth such as pain swelling, loose teeth etc. Because it can be a sign of osteonecrosis of the jaw (a condition of bone disease that occurs when there is a...
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  • You are undergoing chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or taking any steroids, have gum disease, or smoke, then there are more chances of developing osteonecrosis of the jaw.
  • It is recommended to maintain good oral hygiene during the treatment with Zolasta Powder For Injection.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zolasta 4 MG

How Does It Work?

Zoledronic acid works by attaching itself to the bone and slowing down the rate of bone change. It strengthens the bones and minimizes the risk of bones breaking by inhibiting bone removal (resorption...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zolasta 4 MG

  • Zolasta Powder For Injection will be given in the hospital or clinic by the doctor or nurse as an injection.
  • Do not self-inject the medicine and follow the aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Zolasta 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Zolasta Powder For Injection or Zolasta Powder For Injection itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Inform the physician about the me...
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  • Concomitant use of Zolasta Powder For Injection and medicines used to treat severe infections, calcitonin (to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis and hypercalcaemia), diuretics, or any other calcium low...
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  • Avoid simultaneous use of Zolasta Powder For Injection and thalidomide (used to treat a certain type of blood and bone cancer), or any other medicine to treat cancer, as it may lead to osteonecrosis (...
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  • Avoid taking any other medicine that is already containing zoledronic acid, to avoid toxicity or any unwanted effects.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zolasta 4 MG

  • Zolasta Powder For Injection should be stored in a refrigerator at 2°C – 8°C but no longer than 24 hours.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Zolasta 4 MG

Overdose

Zolasta Powder For Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose on the medicine. If you experience symptoms right after taking the inj...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when Zolasta Powder For Injection should be given to you. Thus, it is unlikely that a dose of this medicine will be missed. If the doctor or nurse mi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Zolasta Powder For Injection used for?

A: Zolasta Powder For Injection is used to treat or prevent the weakening of the bones (osteoporosis) caused by menopause. It helps prevent bone complications. It also helps to reduce the amount of calcium in the blood due to the presence of cancer.

Q: What is Osteonecrosis of the jaw?

A: Osteonecrosis of the jaw is a condition of severe bone disease that occurs when due to less supply of blood to the bone.

Q: Does Zolasta Powder For Injection cause Osteonecrosis of the jaw?

A: Yes, Zolasta Powder For Injection may cause Osteonecrosis (bone damage ) of the jaw, as a side effect. Therefore, to prevent this condition maintain good oral hygiene and have regular dental check-ups during the treatment with Zolasta Powder For Injection. If you experience any unusual signs of mouth and teeth, speak to your doctor.

Q: Is Zolasta Powder For Injection a habit forming medicine?

A: No, it has no habit-forming tendencies.
Product Details
Brand
ZOLASTA
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
23/06/2023
Last Updated on: 11 Jun 2022 | 06:25 PM (IST)
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