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Zoledronic Acid side effects.

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Nurse_BCN
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Re: Zoledronic Acid side effects.

Hello Beachwriter

Thanks for posting.

Zoledronic acid can cause the side effects you have experienced. This includes nausea and flu like symptoms. These can last for a few days. When you posted on Wednesday you explained this was six days after your infusion.

If you still don’t feel you are improving or are concerned at all do let your breast care nurse, treatment team or your GP know. If you can take pain relief such as paracetamol and ibuprofen you may find these help your symptoms while you wait to speak to someone.

You may find it helpful to connect with other women who may have experienced something similar. We offer a range of different services that can help with this.

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Best wishes

Jane

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Beachwriter
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Zoledronic Acid side effects.

Six days after my infusion I feel like I have chemo fatigue and don't fancy eating much. I probably overdid it because I have felt so well since chemo finished in December. The mild flu symptoms kept coming and going for the first few days after my infusion and the bad pains in my feet and hands soon went. I have never had Covid, but this morning did a test to make sure as I felt so rough. It was negative.