5 patient evaluations for Zoledronic acid

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Dec 28, 2016 (Started Apr 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg/100 mL Yearly
Advice & Tips: IT REALLY WORKS!!

Aug 11, 2015 (Started Apr 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg/100 mL Yearly
Advice & Tips: THERE HAS BEEN SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT IN MY OSTEOPOROSIS WHICH IS GREAT

Jun 29, 2014 (Started Apr 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg/100 mL Yearly

Jul 14, 2012 (Started Apr 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg/100 mL Yearly
Advice & Tips: I WAS TOLD IT MADE A SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT IN MY OSTEOPOROSIS.

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 15, 2015 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg/100 mL Yearly
Advice & Tips: Doctor said to stop this treatment after using for 3 or 4 years, as new research shows potential for problems developing over time.  Switched to Evista with testing in 2 years from start of Evista. 

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2013 (Started Oct 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for osteoporosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 2, 2009 (Started Aug 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Bone Pain, Flu like symptoms)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg/100 mL Yearly
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Bone Pain, Flu like symptoms

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Aug 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Bone Pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg/100 mL Yearly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Bone Pain, Flu like symptoms

  • 0 helpful marks

May 2, 2005 (Started Apr 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat side effects of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I had 3 infusions of bisphosphonate to boost my bone density because I was on hormone treatment. I was also taking Vitamin D and Calcium for this. My bone density was slightly below normal in 2004/2005 - during 2006/2007 it increased to normal levels and has remained there as of last test Aug 2010.
Side effects: Fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
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