PAMIDRONATE DISODIUM Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • low amount of calcium in the blood
  • water retention
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • high blood pressure
  • escape of fluid into the lungs

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • an infection due to the fungus Candida
  • low amount of phosphate in the blood
  • anemia
  • low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
  • a common cold
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses
  • constipation
  • urinary tract infection
  • joint damage causing pain and loss of function
  • joint pain
  • difficulty sleeping
  • fever
  • low energy
  • pain
  • decreased appetite
  • headache
  • trouble breathing
  • cough
  • an abnormal breathing sound called rales
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • stomach cramps
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • generalized weakness
  • anxious feelings

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • mental problems from taking the drug
  • visible water retention
  • fast heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • indigestion
  • an accumulation of toxins in the blood due to kidney failure called uremia
  • muscle stiffness
  • drowsiness
  • chills
  • diarrhea

RARE side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • inflammation of the iris - the colored part of the eyeball
  • inflammation of the uvea of the eye
  • atrial flutter
  • heart failure
  • low blood pressure
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome, a type of lung disorder
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
  • decreased kidney function
  • bone pain
  • fainting
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • lung tissue problem
  • inflammation of the white outer coat of the eye
  • portions of the jaw bone to die from lack of blood circulation
  • focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, a type of kidney condition that can eventually lead to failure
  • inflammation of the eye orbit
  • an unusual and spontaneous bone break in the upper leg

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • an increased sodium level in the blood
  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • confusion
  • pink eye
  • bloody urine
  • itching
  • muscle pain
  • hallucinations
  • flu-like symptoms
  • a skin rash
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise

Free RX Coupon

Save up to 80% on your prescriptions.

Available coupons

Save up to 80% on your prescription with WebMDRx

Drug Survey

Are you currently using Aredia intravenous?

This survey is being conducted by the WebMD marketing sciences department.

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, except as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.