Aclasta (Zolendronate)

Aclasta (Reclast; Zoledronate) is a bisphosphonate medicine used to treat and prevent thinning of the bones (osteoporosis) and to treat a condition called Paget's disease.

Taking Aclasta

Aclasta is given once a year by an intravenous (IV) infusion. Infusions take about 15 minutes and must be done at a specialized clinic by a nurse or doctor.

It's important to take calcium & vitamin D while taking Aclasta to help build the bones. Doctors who prescribe Aclasta will advise their patients on the right amount of calcium and vitamin D to take.

Important Tests and Risks

Science

Safety

Aclasta Video

Watch Dr. Andy Thompson, a Canadian rheumatologist, introduce Aclasta.

Resource(s)

Aclasta Quick Reference Guide