Clodronate Bonefos

Clodronate Bonefos

This chemotherapy and cancer drugs article is about Clodronate (Bonefos) which is a biphosphonate, a type of drug commonly used to treat osteoporosis (bone thinning), and can sometimes protect the bones from some of the pain and weakness caused in secondary bone cancer.   It can also be effective with myeloma and can be taken orally or intravenously. 

Side effects can include: diarrhoea or constipation, nausea and vomiting and rarely: breathing problems, mood or mental changes, muscle cramps, muscle shaking, problems with urination, throat sores, face, ankle or Hand swelling, and unusual heartbeat.

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