Zometa

What is Zometa?

Zometa is Zoledronic acid belongs to the family of medications known as bisphosphonates. It is used to treat hypercalcemia (high blood calcium). Zometa is used to prevent skeletal fractures in patients with cancers such as multiple myeloma and prostate cancer, as well as for treating osteoporosis.

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my wife aged 49 had right mrm with axillary dissection on 22 -12-2009. she had 3x3x2 cm tumor invasive and 12 axillary + nodes and 2 apical nodes....

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Dear XXXXXX,

Thanks for writing in.
I am afraid that your wife had metastatic disease to start with and it is not possible on today's date to cure...

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I am a breast cancer patient on zometa due to metastatic bone disease. I took it for 5 years but suffered terrible with jaw and teeth issues. I...

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Hello,

I can understand your concern and feel sorry for the agony you have been through. Zometa does has many side effects including the jaw pain...

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I have received my first infusion of Zometa on Friday. It is now Monday.... I have consumed a large amount of water the day before infusion, day of...

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Hi thanks for usinh HCM.

Since you are taking Zometa, this may cause reduction in urine output. But you should always take lot of water to prevent...

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To be answered by Dr. XXXXXXX Sundriyal, Oncologist The surgery /hemiarthroplasty has been completed 18 days, the incision was healing well and the...

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I am a breast cancer patient on zometa due to metastatic bone disease. I took it for 5 years but suffered terrible with jaw and teeth issues. I...

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My mom was diagnosed with stage 4 Cancer of an Unknown Primary with Mets. to the bone. Her bones from her knees to her head and all the way up her...

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