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Zometa is a medication that is used for treating high blood calcium levels due to cancer and preventing broken bones due to multiple myeloma or solid tumor cancers that have spread to the bone. The drug, which is available by prescription, is administered through an IV by a healthcare provider. Most people tolerate Zometa well, but potential side effects may include nausea, fever, and fatigue.
- High blood calcium levels due to cancer (known medically as hypercalcemia of malignancy)
- Multiple myeloma or solid tumor cancers that have spread to the bone (to help prevent or delay broken bones or other bone damage).