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Zoledron 4mg Injection

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Zoledron 4 MG Description

Zoledron 4mg 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 hi...
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ContainsZoledronic Acid / Zoledronate(4.0 Mg)
UsesOsteoporosis, high blood calcium level
Side effectsLow level of calcium in blood, kidney problems
ClassificationDRUGS FOR OSTEOPOROSIS
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Uses of Zoledron 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 of Zoledron 4 MG

  • If you are allergic to zoledronic acid, any other biphosphates or any of the ingredients of Zoledron 4mg Injection .
  • If you are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Zoledron 4 MG

  • kidney problem
  • Low level of calcium in the blood

Precautions and Warnings of Zoledron 4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Zoledron 4mg Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Zoledron 4mg Injection is not recommended to be used during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Zoledron 4mg Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Zoledron 4mg Injection is recommended not to breastfeed during the treatment as it may harm the breastfed baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Zoledron 4mg 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

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Zoledron 4mg Injection?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with Zoledron 4mg Injection . So it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often.

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 Zoledron 4mg Injection .

Mode of Action of Zoledron 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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Directions for Use of Zoledron 4 MG

  • Zoledron 4mg 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 of Zoledron 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Zoledron 4mg Injection or Zoledron 4mg Injection itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Inform the physician about the medicines, s...
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  • Concomitant use of Zoledron 4mg Injection and medicines used to treat severe infections, calcitonin (to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis and hypercalcaemia), diuretics, or any other calcium lowering...
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  • Avoid simultaneous use of Zoledron 4mg 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 (a con...
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  • Avoid taking any other medicine that is already containing zoledronic acid, to avoid toxicity or any unwanted effects.

Storage and disposal of Zoledron 4 MG

  • Zoledron 4mg 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 of Zoledron 4 MG

Overdose

Zoledron 4mg 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 injectio...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when Zoledron 4mg Injection should be given to you. Thus, it is unlikely that a dose of this medicine will be missed. If the doctor or nurse might h...
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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 Zoledron 4mg Injection used for?

A: Zoledron 4mg 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 Zoledron 4mg Injection cause Osteonecrosis of the jaw?

A: Yes, Zoledron 4mg 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 Zoledron 4mg Injection . If you experience any unusual signs of mouth and teeth, speak to your doctor.

Q: Is Zoledron 4mg Injection a habit forming medicine?

A: No, it has no habit-forming tendencies.
Product Details
Brand
ZOLEDRON
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/09/2022
Last Updated on: 11 Jun 2022 | 06:25 PM (IST)

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