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(also known as Pamidronate)

Pamidronate is used to treat hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood) that may occur with some types of cancer. It is also used to treat Paget's disease of bone and to treat bone metastases (spread of cancer).

This medicine is to be administered only by or under the supervision of your doctor.

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Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Multiple Myeloma
24
100%
Osteogenesis Imperfecta
3
67%
Fibrous Dysplasia
2
100%
Overall, 97% (30 Members) find Aredia helpful
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Working / Worked
still having meds seems to work as it has not grown any since having pamidronate but pain is still the same.
Working / Worked
Flu like symptoms the first 2 times then no issues.
Taking it monthly
Working / Worked
Worked, but stopped because of fear of osteonecrosis. Have now resumed due to bone crumbling, but only once every three months,
Working / Worked
The only treatment I have is Aredia every 2 months with, fortunately, no side effects.
Working / Worked
I have NO bone involement
Working / Worked
used in place of zometa for bone pain.
Working / Worked
Rec'vg monthly with some neg but manageable SE.
my daughter as only had 1 lot done she has 2 have it every 3 months
Considering
1st yr did monthly infusions
2nd yr infusions every 3 months
Pamidronate didnt work. May be going on Alendronate. Had about 17 breaks in youth including pelvis and ribs. Mostly wrists from falls. My son is 13. Has had only a few breaks although they did require surgery because he had Pamidronate from 3 years old to 8 years old and is back on it now. It works well for him. I was the first in my family to be diagnosed. Since then Dad one brother Dads Sister have all been diagnosed. Dads mum had Osteoporosis and his dad had Pagets disease.
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