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How important is hydration before and after 90 mg IV ## Hello, Cord! How are you? It really depends, it can cause diarrhea as a side effect in some people, so in that case, dehydration could be a concern, as listed by the FDA. However, conversely, it can cause lowered urinary output or urinary retention in some people, as side effects, so taking in too much fluids could be dangerous in such cases. What did your doctor advise? ## Will it was not discussed by Doctor. They gave 4 hour dose Sunday at 6 to 10 pm at midnight put on pto no fluids than Monday at midnight pto again no fluids. 48 hours no fluids Thursday morning had renal failure as of that Monday test for kidneys was fine. Passed awary 4 days later. All the doctor commented was a unexpected turn around. The IV line for chemo was...

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I have adenocarcinoma. Primary site is on the lung and 3 bones are affected. I have been advised to take by IV Tamidronate. I am interested in knowing what side effects you have had and are there other insights you have for this drug. Thank you. ## Did you mean Pamidronate? It's a Biphosphonate that alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. It's used to treat high levels of calcium in the blood that may occur from certain types of cancer and Paget's Disease of the bone. Side effects may include: severe pain, high fever, rapid weight gain and vision changes. Learn more: Does anyone have experience using this medication?

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is this medication administered for treating ankylosing spondylitis ? what are the side effect that may develop from pamidro? ## Pamidronate is used to treat various conditions that affect bones, because it can help prevent further deterioration. Side effects can include: bone pain, nausea, dizziness and low calcium levels. Read more: Are there any questions or comments?

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