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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Zometa IV.

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Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
2/29/2012 4:00:40 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
On my 4th treatment. My first treatment I had MANY side effects, headache,aches and pains etc. I read if Zometa is given over a 30 minute time span instead of 15 side effects are minimal. I don't know if it is coinsidence or my body got used to the drug but I don't have any side effects other than Fatique since changing to the 30 minute dosage.

Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
4/17/2011 12:56:49 AM

Reviewer: Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
mild nauseousness day of injection

Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
4/10/2011 2:59:30 AM

Reviewer: Penelope Jones, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
First treatment, the next day I was in bed with pain all over. The following ones have been with no side affects at all.. I am now in my 7th monthly infusion. This last one made more tired for some reason. I must say I am very pleased with the ease of use, and very satisfied. As far as working, only time will tell. I did not have pain until I broke a bone in my shoulder. That is how the met ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
11/20/2010 8:40:06 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
A lesion was found on my pelvis after a pet scan. I received radiation, chemo and zometa. After six months the lesion was gone. I have to continue taking zometa by i.v. for up to two more years.

Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
9/30/2010 5:05:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have had a treatment of Zometa once a month for the last 2 years. Side effects have been the same every month. Flu like feelings sore swollen feet and hands. Very tired and usually down in bed for two days.

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