Zoldonat 4mg (Zometa)

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Zoledronic Acid

    Pack SizePrice
    $14.30
    $42.90
    $71.50
Zoldonat 4mg $14.3000New
US Brand NameZometa
Strength4mg
Generic NameZoledronic Acid
ManufacturerNatco Pharma, India
Pharmaceutical FormInjection/s

Description

ZOLDONAT 4mg
ZOLDONAT is an anti-cancer drug that is usually used to treat high blood levels of calcium caused by hypercalcemia of malignancy. This medicine can also be used to treat bone cancer or multiple myelomas.

How it works?
ZOLDONAT inhibits osteoclastic activity and skeletal calcium release caused by tumors. Regular intake of this anti-cancer medicine tends to slowly lower fracture risk or other bone related problems.

Important information about Medicine
Zoledronic acid or bisphosphonate is an amino bisphosphonate which acts as a potent inhibitor of bone resorption. It tends to inhibit the release of calcium from bones. This medicine is either used alone or with other combination of chemotherapeutic agents for the treatment of malignancies.

Dosage information
In adults, a single dose of 4mg is given in the form of an injection in the vein and this session usually lasts up to 15 minutes.

Retreatment in patients who relapse or who are refractory to initial treatment: 4 mg as an infusion over at least 15 minutes, after at least 1 week from initial dose.

Strengths available
ZOLDONAT injection is available in single strength of 4mg at our store.

What if you miss a dose?
Contact your doctor in case you miss a dose of ZOLDONAT.

What if you overdose?
In case, you have received too much of this anti-cancer drug seek complete medical attention and get examined for toxicity level in the body. Overdose can lead to stiffness, numbness and breathing problems, thus seeking immediate medical attention is advisable.

Things to be taken care of
ZOLDONAT falls in pregnancy category D, thus ladies who are pregnant, trying to conceive of even lactating should not take this medicine. Try and keep yourself hydrated before the injection is given and once it is administered only take foods and beverages recommended by the doctor.

Avoid undergoing any surgery when on ZOLDONAT as this drug might lower down the recovery or healing process. Doctor might ask you to take the calcium supplement or Vitamin D supplements with this anti-cancer drug make sure that you follow all the instructions properly.

Side Effects
Patients taking ZOLDONAT might have to deal with the following side effects, complete medical attention needs to be obtained for all the signs and symptoms mentioned below:

• Urinating less than usual or not at all
• Flu symptoms
• Muscle spasms
• Bronchospasm
• Unusual weakness
• Mild joint or muscle pain
• Trouble breathing
• Body aches
• Constipation
• Diarrhea

Interaction with other drugs
In case you are taking any of the following drugs notify your doctor about the same before you start taking ZOLDONAT:

• Amikacin
• Diuretic
• Kanamycin
• Gentamicin
• Streptomycin
• Netilmicin
• Neomycin
• AmBisome
• Rifampin
• Adefovir
• Carmustine
• Plicamycin
• Thalidomide
• Ibuprofen
• Etodolac
• Ketoprofen
• Indomethacin
• Piroxicam

Follow dietary regime instructed by the doctor and do not start or stop any medicine when taking ZOLDONAT.


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