Zoledronic acid also can be addressed as zoledronate, is used to treat a number of bone diseases. This includes osteoporosis, high blood calcium due to cancer, bone breakdown due to cancer, and Paget’s disease of bone. The zoledronic acid 4 mg is given by injection into a vein.
Common side effects due to zoledronic include fever, high blood pressure, joint pain, diarrhea, and feeling tired.
Zoledronic acid is in the bisphosphonate family of drugs, works in order to block the activity of osteoclast cells, and decreases the breakdown of bone.