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Aredia® is a medicine that is prescribed to treat Paget's disease and high calcium levels due to cancer. It can also be used to prevent bone damage in people with multiple myeloma or breast cancer that has spread to the bones.
Aredia is given through an IV by a healthcare provider. It is important that you are well hydrated before receiving your Aredia dose in order to protect your kidneys. Make sure to drink enough fluids in the days before your dose. In many cases, your healthcare provider may need to give you IV fluids to make sure you are hydrated enough.
Most people tolerate the drug well; however, side effects are possible. Common side effects of Aredia include fever, insomnia, and fatigue.
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