Zoledronic Acid – Intravenous

Why do I need this medicine?

Zoledronic Acid is used to treat bone diseases that occur together with certain types of cancers.

This medicine is also used to treat Paget’s disease (a painful bone condition which can cause abnormal bone growth and deformity). It helps to regulate the growth of bone in patients with this disease.

Zoledronic Acid can also be used to strengthen thin and weak bones in people who have or are at risk of osteoporosis. It helps to stop the loss of bone and also helps to increase bone mass.

How do I use this medicine?

Zoledronic Acid is to be given intravenously (into the vein). It is delivered directly into the bloodstream via the blood vessel.

Your doctor or nurse will administer the injection for you. The injection is usually given slowly over at least 15 minutes via a drip.

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