Discussions that mention zoledronic

Osteoporosis board


It was announced recently that the Novartis drug Reclast, which is a once-a-year infusion, has been approved by the FDA. According to the study, a small percent (1.3) of those receiving the drug experienced atrial fibrillation. Reclast (zoledronic acid) is already being used for Paget's disease patients.

I need to do way more research, but this sounds like a good alternative to the bisphosphonates and I like the idea of one injection a year. Unfortunately, every drug seems to have side effects.