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Zometa is a drug used to treat patients with hypercalcemia (high blood levels of calcium) caused by cancer. It is also used together with other drugs to treat multiple myeloma and to prevent bone fractures and reduce bone pain in people who have cancer that has spread to the bone. It is a type of bisphosphonate. Also called zoledronate and zoledronic acid.
Loyola researchers hope that zoledronic acid will be effective and safe for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)

Loyola researchers hope that zoledronic acid will be effective and safe for patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)

Zometa reduces bone loss in patients receiving breast cancer treatment

Zometa reduces bone loss in patients receiving breast cancer treatment

Amgen's AMG-162 for treatment of osteoporosis will become a blockbuster by 2013

Amgen's AMG-162 for treatment of osteoporosis will become a blockbuster by 2013

Link found between bisphosphonates and a serious bone disease called osteonecrosis of the jaw

Link found between bisphosphonates and a serious bone disease called osteonecrosis of the jaw