Introduction to Zyclastin 4mg Injection
Zyclastin 4mg Injection is used to treat or prevent weakening of the bones (osteoporosis) caused by menopause or use of steroids. Using this medicine can reduce your risk of breaking bones. It is also used to treat high levels of calcium in people who have cancer.
Zyclastin 4mg Injection is given by a doctor or nurse. How much you are given, and how often, will be decided by your doctor. It may just be a single injection or you may need regular injections depending upon your underlying condition. Your doctor will ask you to drink plenty of water before the injection, to avoid getting dehydrated. It may take several days to get the full benefit of this drug. Zyclastin 4mg Injection is only part of a treatment program that may also include changes to your diet and taking calcium and vitamin supplements.
The most common side effects include nausea, fatigue, anemia, bone pain, constipation, fever, vomiting, and breathlessness. Zyclastin 4mg Injection can cause serious kidney problems, especially if you are dehydrated, if you take diuretic medicine (water pills) or if you already have kidney disease. It can also cause low levels of calcium in the blood and pain in the mouth or jaw. These are serious side effects and need urgent medical attention. Tell your doctor straight away if you notice any of these.
You should not be given this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have kidney problems or low calcium levels. Also, let your doctor know what other medicines you are taking. Some of them may affect, or be affected by, this injection, especially medicines used to treat severe infections and medicines used to treat cancer and osteoporosis. You may need frequent medical tests to check your kidney function and calcium levels. Avoid smoking as it can reduce your bone mineral density, making fractures more likely. Drinking large amounts of alcohol can also cause bone loss and should be avoided.
Uses of Zyclastin 4mg
- Prevent bone complications such as fractures and bone metastases
- Helps to reduce the amount of calcium in the blood (Tumour-induced hypercalcaemia (TIH))
How Does Zyclastin 4mg Injection Tablet Works?
Zyclastin 4mg Injection Works By Suppressing The Activity Of Osteoclasts, Cells That Cause Destruction Of Bone. This Strengthens The Bones And Minimizes The Risk of Fractures.
Side Effects of Zyclastin 4mg
- Back pain
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
- Bone pain
- Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
Common Side Effects
- Allergic reactions
- High or low blood pressure, chest pain
- Rash, itching, redness and swelling at the infusion site
- Shortness of breath
- Dizziness, anxiety
- Sleep disturbances
- Taste disturbances
- Tingling or numbness of the hands or feet
- Diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal pain
- Dry mouth
- Weight gain
- Increased sweating
- Blurred vision, tearing of the eye, eye sensitivity to light
- Sudden coldness with fainting, limpness or collapse
- Difficulty in breathing with wheezing or coughing
How To Manage Side Effects
- Consult a Healthcare Professional
- Follow Dosage Instructions
- Stay Hydrated
- Take with Food
- Avoid Alcohol and Certain Foods
- Over-the-Counter Remedies
- Monitor and Report
- Consider Alternatives
- Allergies and Serious Reactions
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How long should I take Zyclastin 4mg injection?
Ans. Zyclastin 4mg injection should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. The medicine takes around 6 month to show its maximum benefits on bones. However, in some cases, the doctor may suggest zyclastin 4mg injection for a longer duration. The exact duration will depend on the condition you are being treated for.
2. How is Zyclastin 4mg injection administered?
Ans. Zyclastin 4mg injection should be administered by a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Zyclastin 4mg injection.
3. Can Zyclastin cause constipation?
Ans. Yes, Zyclastin may cause constipation in some individuals. To manage this effect, try to eat more high-fiber foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables, cereals and drink plenty of water. If this does not help, inform your doctor for receiving alternate treatment for constipation.
4. Is Zyclastin safe to use in pregnant or breast-feeding women?
Ans. Zyclastin is not recommended for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before receiving Zyclastin if you are pregnant or planning to pregnant or breast-feeding.