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Zoledronate Information

Zoledronate Benefits & Uses

Zoledronate is used to treat the following -

Zoledronate Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Zoledronate

Zoledronic acid

Zoledronate Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Zoledronate is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Abdominal distension
  3. Acid Reflux
  4. Abdominal Pain Mild
  5. Difficulty swallowing
  6. Dyspepsia
  7. Flatulence Mild
  8. Musculoskeletal Pain (Bone, Muscle or Joint)
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Constipation Moderate
  11. Esophageal Ulcer
  12. Hypersensitivity

Zoledronate Related Warnings

Is the use of Zoledronate safe for pregnant women?

Zoledronate can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Zoledronate right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.


Is the use of Zoledronate safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Zoledronate. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.


What is the effect of Zoledronate on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Zoledronate on kidney have been reported.


What is the effect of Zoledronate on the Liver?

There is no research available on the side effects of Zoledronate on the liver. Therefore, its impact is unknown.


What is the effect of Zoledronate on the Heart?

Zoledronate may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.


Severe Interaction of Zoledronate with Other Drugs

Zoledronate should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Zoledronate Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Zoledronate unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Asthma
  2. Dehydration
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Heart Disease
  5. Calcium Deficiency

Frequently asked Questions about Zoledronate

Is this Zoledronate habit forming or addictive?

Zoledronate does not cause addiction.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Zoledronate will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.


Is it safe?

Zoledronate should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Zoledronate in mental disorders is not effective.


Zoledronate Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Zoledronate

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Zoledronate with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Zoledronate

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Zoledronate.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 345
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zometa® (zoledronic acid)
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zoledronic Acid (zoledronic acid)