Pamidronate Disodium Powder For Solution For Injection 30Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Pamidronate Disodium: Powder for solution for injection (30mg)

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What is this Medicine?

PAMIDRONATE (pa mi DROE nate) slows calcium loss from bones. It is used to treat high calcium blood levels from cancer or Paget's disease. It is also used to treat bone pain and prevent fractures from certain cancers that have spread to the bone.

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Pamidronate Disodium 30mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 599230601
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Paget's Disease, Bone Metastases

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ankylosing Spondylitis, Hyperparathyroidism, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Hypercalcemia

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Pamidronate Disodium 30mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Pamidronate Disodium 30mg Powder for Injection

Underactive Thyroid Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<22.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Iris (Eye) Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<26.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<22.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
<35.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<53.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<26.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<28.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<22.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Calcium Levels Incidence:
1.0-17.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Phosphate Level Incidence:
1.7-18.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Magnesium Levels Incidence:
4.0-15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
4.0-18.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
4.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Back Pain Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
5.0-38.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
6.0-42.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
>6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bone Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Around The Lungs Incidence:
10.7%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
12.0-37.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
13.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
14.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
15.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
22.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
25.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
30.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
33.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
66.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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