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Zoledronic acid (Systemic)

Brand Names : Zometa

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Antihypercalcemic
  • Bone resorption inhibitor

Zoledronic acid(zo-le-DRO-nik) is used to treat hypercalcemia (high levels of blood calcium) that may occur in patients with some types of cancer. It is also used to treat cancer called multiple myeloma (tumors formed by the cells of the bone marrow) or certain types of bone metastases (the spread of cancer).

This medicine may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

This medicine is to be administered only by or under the supervision of your doctor. It is available in the following dosage form:

  • Injection (U.S. and Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Zometa

In Canada -

  • Zometa


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Zoledronic acid: Before Using

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