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  • adjective Of or pertaining to zoledronic acid or its derivatives

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  • The study randomly assigned some to take the osteoporosis drug Zometa, also known as zoledronic acid, in addition to standard therapy.

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  • He said the research is bolstered by a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine earlier this year that reported premenopausal breast cancer patients who had infusions of a bone-loss drug called zoledronic acid were a third less likely to have a recurrence and metastases than women who did not get it.

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  • He said the research is bolstered by a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine earlier this year that reported premenopausal breast cancer patients who had infusions of a bone-loss drug called zoledronic acid were a third less likely to have a recurrence and metastases than women who did not get it.

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  • Dr. Rennert said the research was bolstered by a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine this year that reported that premenopausal breast cancer patients who had infusions of a bone-loss drug called zoledronic acid were a third less likely to have a recurrence and metastases than women who did not get it.

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  • The study underscores the Food and Drug Administration's move last October to add a warning about this risk to the labeling of those drugs, which include alendronate (Fosamax, Fosamax Plus D, and generics), risedronate (Actonel, Actonel with Calcium, Atelvia, and generics), ibandronate (Boniva), and zoledronic acid (Reclast).

    Study confirms osteoporosis drugs pose risk of thigh fractures in women

  • Actonel and Atelvia (risedronate sodium) made by Warner Chilcott; Boniva (ibandronate sodium) from Roche Therapeutics, Inc.; and Reclast (zoledronic acid) from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.

    FDA to review safety of osteoporosis drugs

  • That may be a concern for women who use popular osteoporosis drugs including alendronate (Fosamax and its generic equivalent), ibandronate (Boniva), risedronate (Actonel) and zoledronic acid (Reclast).

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  • Bisphosphonates include such common drugs as Fosamax (alendronate), Boniva (ibandronate), Actonel (risedronate) and Reclast (zoledronic acid).

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  • They were randomly assigned to receive either 120 milligrams of denosumab, delivered subcutaneously (needle just under the skin) plus an intravenous placebo (950 patients) or 4 milligrams of IV zoledronic acid plus IV placebo (951 patients), given every four weeks.

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  • This advice was followed by 90 percent of patients in the denosumab group and 87 percent of those in the zoledronic acid group.

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  • The word "zoledronic" is an adjective. It is related to prostate cancer treatment. One of the possible treatments is with zoledronic acid.

    Sample sentence: Early treatment with zoledronic acid definitely benefits prostate cancer patients.

    June 12, 2009