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Has Anybody Been On Zometa ( Zolendronic Acid ) ? What Were Your Reactions And Side Effects ? Thank You, Curt

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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Isn't that the I.V that helps protect your bones, during MM treatment? It's been a while. I guess it had bad negative reaction I would remember. I'll have to look at my journal from a few years ago… read more

Can Anyone Tell Me Their Experience With Zometa Or Xgeva? How Long They Have To Take It In The Side Effects.

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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I was switched to Arredia. I had flu like symptoms from zometa. Everyone is different.

Is There Treatment For Skeletal Lesions

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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I had Zometa a few years ago and went to work immediately after.No proplems.

Anybody Here Takes Prolia Every 6 Months, Instead Of Xgeva Or Zometa Every Month For Bone Strength?

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The context provided does not include information about Prolia. However, I can provide details about Xgeva and Zometa:

- Xgeva (Denosumab)
- Purpose: Prevents fractures and spinal cord compression… read more

Steroid For Bone Pain?

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Told my hematologists about all the pain I’ve been having in random places and his suggestion was a steroid taper? Anyone else take a steroid for bone pain?

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I’m on maintenance of 5Mg, my pain will come in my ankle, hip or back through the end of my cycle, I will take Dexamethazone 4mg for a couple of days that seems to work for me

My Partner Was Given The Choice To Be Administered X-Geva Or Zometa For Bone Strengthening. Any Good Or Bad Input, For Either?

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Thank you for your input. Interesting about Tums, will look that up.

Ready To Begin Revlimid, Daratumumab, Dexamethasone, Velcade, & Zometa. I Have Aetna Medicare Advantage, And Wonder If MA Covers Most Cost?

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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Thank you so much Bedebaby, and you too!❤️

Has Anyone Had A Reaction Or Side Effects From Zometa?

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I was given Zometa for the first time but the drip rate was 8 minutes. Upon reading about zometa, the minimum time states 15 minutes. Anyway, the next morning I could not breath it felt like I had a collapsed lung and I hurt all over. I went to the ED and they assured me I was getting air, they took a CAT scan and xrays of my lungs with nothing to show. The ED Dr called the infusion center and he was told that sometimes people do have a reaction to the first time zometa treatment. He was… read more

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I was told to stop my Alendronate before getting any dental work done. My chemo was supposed too take three hours and one time for some reason they ran it through in two hours and I was sicker than… read more

What Percentage Of Patients Get Side Effects From Zometa For Bone Strength? What Are The Most Common Side Effects?

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I had some cramps and extra fatigue after Zometa. Drinking loads of water helped. I do have some bone loss around some of my teeth. I think it's from aggressive brushing more than Zometa, but I'm not… read more

About Zometa, Any Info Is Appreciated On Your Own Personal Experience With Dental Clearance, Etc., To Prevent Osteonecrosis Of The Jaw.

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I am especially interested in hearing about tooth extractions, and what options were offered to provide a functional, working mouth (ie) being able to chew, options for temporary or permanent bridges. And the risks involved with dental implants.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Thanks Jodi! This was very helpful information!
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