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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of zoledronic acid intravenous.

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11 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Osteoporosis
12/5/2015 12:27:42 AM

Reviewer: ?????, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had infusion IV at VA last week and have had NO side effects or reactions during these very few days. I am Diabetic and Bone Scan and Test showed Osteoporosis in 1998 and again this year, I will update in about a month as to any side effects that I might encounter, if any.

Condition: Osteoporosis
1/10/2015 11:32:23 AM

Reviewer: Christy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had my first infusion 2 weeks ago. The reaction I had within 12 hours of the procedure was horrible. My entire spine felt like it was going to break. After 2 weeks, I still have severe headaches every day, chills, and a very stiff neck. The dr. says this is unusual and I attribute the excess pain to my spinal stenosis condition. I will not take the drug again, even if it helps my osteo.

Condition: Osteoporosis
12/11/2013 6:21:48 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
So far as I know I have not had any problems with it.

Condition: Osteoporosis
5/5/2012 12:06:43 AM

Reviewer: Kbell, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My second dose of Zometa caused a severe allergic reaction of hives at the injection site and other body parts. I have bone and joint pain,especially in my hip.My right side is very weak. This drug has been my worst nightmare. Even after 6 months, the pain persist. I've contacted FDA concerning this drug.

Condition: Osteoporosis
11/5/2011 1:32:30 PM

Reviewer: willie, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i started complaning of increased joint pain within a month of getting the infusion, soon after i had so much jaw pain i couldn't sleep. i also had an itch on my arms and legs that only could be controlled with cold showers, and this was extremely painful since i also am being treated for psoriatic arthritis, the va told me these were not listed side effects and i should continue with the trea ... Show Full Comment

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