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Gemdronic 5Mg Infusion

Manufacturer: Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Zoledronate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 28, 2019

Gemdronic 5Mg Infusion is available as an injection, meant to be administered intravenously. It is supplied only if it is prescribed by a registered doctor. It comes in two strengths. It is used to treat patients suffering from osteoporosis (both males and post-menopausal women), multiple myeloma, patients with high levels of calcium in their blood, and patients suffering from Paget disease. The main function of this medication is to increase the bone density in your bones.

You are strongly recommended to avoid using this drug if you are a pregnant woman. You are also advised to consult your medical practitioner before using this medication if you are a breastfeeding woman. Do not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to any of its components in the past. This medicine is contraindicated to patients with low levels of calcium in their blood, and to patients with a high level of kidney damage.

Possible side effects of this medication include pain in your bones, anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, insomnia, anxiety, urinary tract infections, anemia, constipation, and vomiting. This drug could also reduce the levels of phosphate, potassium and magnesium in your blood, and has been observed to cause hypotension in certain cases.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.
  • Osteoporosis

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Zolenic 4mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Gemdronic 5Mg Infusion , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Zoledronate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medication is used as a treatment for a number of bone conditions, such as osteoporosis and others. The drug slows down the rate of resorption of the bone cells, allowing them enough time to grow on their own.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Zydol 50Mg Suspension

    Jectocos 75Mg Injection

    ACMACIN 100MG INJECTION

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