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zoledronic acid intravenous

precautions

What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering zoledronic acid intravenous to children or the elderly?

If you are:

Pregnant:

Not Recommended: DEVELOPMENTAL TOX IN ANIMALS; BINDS TO MATERNAL BONE & IS RELEASED OVER WKS-YRS

Nursing:

Absolute Contraindication: SHOULD NOT BE ADMINISTERED IN LACTATION, BINDS TO BONE LONG-TERM

An adult over 60:

Precaution: RENAL TOXICITY RISK; MONITOR RENAL FXN;AVOID USE WHEN CRCL<30 ML/MIN

Giving zoledronic acid intravenous to a child under 12:

Relative Contraindication: INCR. RISK: FEVER/ARTHRALGIA/ HYPOCALCEMIA. NOT INDICATED PER MANUFACTURER.

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