Aclasta 5 mg Infusion for the treatment of osteoporosis. It may also be used to treat high blood calcium levels (hypercalcemia) or bone damage and pain that may occur with cancer. It is given by injection into a vein, usually over at least 15 minutes or as directed by your doctor. Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration and kidney damage. It can lower the level of calcium in the blood. Take calcium and vitamin D supplements as suggested by your doctor. You may develop fever or flu like symptoms, such as chills, tiredness and weakness. These are usually temporary and should go away after a few days. You may take a pain reliever/fever reducer to prevent or treat these symptoms. Aclasta 5 mg Infusion may cause a rare condition called osteonecrosis of the jaw. Have regular dental check-ups and inform your doctor if you develop sudden pain in your jaw. Your doctor will monitor your response to Aclasta 5 mg Infusion by testing your bone mineral density (BMD). This is usually done every 1-3 years. Do not take Aclasta 5 mg Infusion if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Uses of Aclasta Infusion :
Aclasta 5 mg Infusion is used in the treatment of osteoporosis. It treats osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and men at high risk of fractures.